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Road Town, located on Tortola island, is the capital of the British Virgin Islands. It is situated on the horseshoe-shaped Road Harbour in the centre of the island's south coast. A quarter of the island's 10,000 residents live in Road Town. Tortola is the largest and most populated of the British Virgin Islands. ... In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ...


The town is one of the principal centres for bareboating (self-hire yacht chartering) in the Caribbean. A yacht was originally defined as a light, fast sailing vessel used to convey important persons. ... The Caribbean or the West Indies is a group of islands in the Caribbean Sea. ...


External links

Detailed map of Road Town (http://www.caribbean-on-line.com/bv/rtmap.shtml)


Island map of Tortola (http://www.caribbean-on-line.com/bv/ttmap.shtml)


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Road Town - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (83 words)
Road Town, located on Tortola island, is the capital of the British Virgin Islands.
It is situated on the horseshoe-shaped Road Harbour in the centre of the island's south coast.
The town is one of the principal centres for bareboating (self-hire yacht chartering) in the Caribbean.
Shadan v. Town of Skowhegan (2240 words)
Town of New Sharon, 606 A.2d 1042, 1046 (Me. 1992).{3} This presumption, once raised, may be rebutted by evidence of a contrary intent on the part of the public.
The Town refused to grant the variance on the ground that "[t]he road is not adequate for year round use."{6} The Town's Land Use Board of Appeals affirmed the denial of the variance.
Despite the vote to accept the road, the town selectmen refused to lay out and accept a portion of the Richardson Road 112 rods and 17 links in length because of a potential claim for damages by the owner of the land underlying the road.
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