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The Bahamas (Commonwealth of the Bahamas)


Name: The Bahamas
Code: BHS
Official Name: Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Located: Central America and the Caribbean
Capital: Nassau
Calling Code: +1-242
Flag of Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Flag of Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Coat of Arms of Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Coat of Arms of Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Demographics and Politics

Form of Goverment: Unitary Parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
Official Languages: English
Regional Languages: Bahamian Dialect
Population: 353658
Largest cities: Nassau, Lucaya, Freeport, West End, Cooper’s Town, Marsh Harbour, High Rock
Religion: Protestant Christian, Baptists, Anglicans

Geographic Information

Area Total: 13878.00 sq.km.
Water: 28.00%
Borders: Cuba, Hispaniola, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States
Rivers: Cargill Creek, Deep Creek, Goose River, Hawk Creek, Lisbon Creek
Climate: Subtropical

The Bahamas Famous Places

Nassau, Grand Bahama Island, San Salvador, Cat Island, Abacos, Andros

The Bahamas Economy

Tourism, banking, oil transshipment, salt, rum, aragonite, pharmaceuticals
Currency: Bahamian dollar (BSD)

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Road Traffic Information

Drive Side: Left
Convention of Road Traffic: Viena 1968
Convention on Road Traffic, of 8 November 1968
Convención sobre la Circulación Vial en Viena el 8 de Noviembre de 1968
Конвенция о дорожном движении, подписанная в Вене 8 ноября 1968 года
Convention sur la Circulation Routière fait à Vienne le 8 Novembre 1968
《道路交通公约》 1968 年11 月8 日订于维也纳
Convention on Road Traffic, of 8 November 1968 - Arabic

The Bahamas Time Zone (UTC)

Winter:-5 - -5
Summer: -4 - -4
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