The Bahamas Facts

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Flag of the Bahamas
National Flag of The Bahamas

Interesting facts about The Bahamas

  • Official Name: The Commonwealth of The Bahamas
  • Form of Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
  • GDP: 12.42 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Nassau
  • Population: 385,640 (2018)
  • Official Languages: English
  • Currency: Bahamian dollar
  • Timezone: GMT+4
  • Area: 13,878 km²
  • Dialing Code: +1242
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Mount Alvernia on Cat Island
  • Major Rivers: Staniard Creek,Sandy Creek,Cargill Creek,Lisbon Creek
  • Continent: North America
  • Border Countries: The Bahamas share maritime borders with: Cuba, Haiti, the United States, and Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)

Map of The Bahamas

National Symbols of The Bahamas

  • National Bird: West Indian Flamingo
  • National Animal: flamingos
  • National Flower: Yellow Elder
  • National Tree: The Lignum Vitae
  • National Fruit: Ackee