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Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas Harbor at night
Saint Thomas Harbor in Charlotte Amalie at night.
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About Charlotte Amalie

Satellite view is showing Charlotte Amalie, the territorial capital and and largest city of the US Virgin Islands, a group of tropical islands and islets in the Caribbean.

Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands
Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands, view from Lookout Point on Skyline Drive.
Photo by Matt Wade

The city was founded in 1666 as Taphus (meaning "beer house"). In 1691 the town was named after Charlotte Amalie of Hesse-Kassel, the wife of King Christian V of Denmark. Today Charlotte Amalie has a population of only about 19,000 citizens. Official language is English.

The town is located on the island of Saint Thomas, the gateway island of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Havensight, the deep-water harbor, is a major port of call (a premier stop) for cruise ships. It is one of the busiest cruise ports in the Caribbean with 2 million passengers per year. Since the end of the Second World War, tourism has been by far the most important economic sector in the Virgin Islands.

Charlotte Amalie Points of interest:

The city is known for its Danish colonial architecture and its mixture of American- and Afro-Caribbean culture, tourist attractions are Blackbeard's Castle (a tower and vantage point), Fort Christian (a 17th-century Danish-built fort), Coral World Ocean Park (marine park), the Legislature Building, the 99 steps stairway, the Emancipation Garden, the Market Square, the Seven Arches Museum, St. Thomas Synagogue (a historic synagogue) and the Weibel Museum (300 years of Jewish history), the Frederick Lutheran Church (historic church, it was the official church of the Danish West Indies).

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Local Time Charlotte Amalie:
Saturday-March-2  23:30  
UTC/GMT -4 hours
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City Coordinates: 18°21′N 64°57′W
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