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Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Sobriquet: Twin City
Geography
Location Caribbean Sea
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Archipelago Virgin Islands, Leeward Islands
Area 82.88 sq mi (214.7 km2)
Length 28 mi (45 km)
Width 7 mi (11 km)
Elevation 1,165 ft (355 m)
Highest point Mount Eagle
Country
United States
Insular area  United States Virgin Islands
District Saint Croix
Largest city Christiansted (pop. 3,000)
Demographics
Population 60,000
Density 279.46/km2 (723.8/sq mi)
Ethnic groups Afro-Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Caucasian

Saint Croix (pronounced /ˌseɪnt ˈkrɔɪ/; Spanish: Santa Cruz; Dutch: Sint-Kruis) is an island in the Caribbean Sea. It is a county and a district of the United States Virgin Islands. It is the largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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