The Bahamas is a beautiful country surrounded by breath-taking islands in the Atlantic Ocean. This coral-based archipelago in the Caribbean has more than 700 islands, few are inhabited and others are packed with resorts. The most commonly known islands include Grand Bahama and Paradise island where some of the large-scale hotels exist. Tourists all around the world visit this beautiful country with amazing islands and enjoy scuba diving and snorkeling on some of the most popular sites including Andros Barrier Reef, Thunderball Grotto and the black-oral gardens off Bimini.
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Capital of Bahamas
The capital of Bahamas is the Nassau city that lies on the island of New Providence and accessible through Harbor bridges. It’s not only a popular stop for cruise ships, but it’s among those natural places with a hilly landscape where diving and snorkeling is fun.
Trending of Bahamas
Being a country of islands it attracts many visitors around the world annually. The magnificent scenery, luxury resorts, secluded beaches, active experience, and dining spots promote tourism.
Prime Minister of Bahamas
The current prime minister of Bahamas is Hubert Minnis since May 2017. Minnis is both the leader of the Free National Movement and the Parliament member for the new Providence constituency of Killarney.
Population of Bahamas
The current population of Bahamas is 401,912 as of 10 March 2019 according to the latest United Nations estimate. It’s 0.01% of the total world population with 83.7% of the population which is 337,331 is urban.
Flag of Bahamas
The National flag of Bahamas country is a horizontal triband of aquamarine and gold with the black chevron aligned to the hoist-side.
Currency of Bahamas
The currency of Bahamas is Bahamian dollar which is equivalent to the US dollar and is divided into 100 cents.
Religion of Bahamas
The Bahamas is a country with mixed religions with Protestant 69.9%, Roman Catholic 12%, other Christian 13% and rest are unspecified.
Dialing Code of Bahamas
The dialing code of Bahamas is +1.
Airports of Bahamas
The Bahamas is a country of islands and almost every island has an Airport because it’s the only way to travel to these islands. The most popular ones are Marsh Harbour Airport and Treasure Cay Airport.
Top destinations of Bahamas
The Bahamas is a country with amazing destinations including Atlantis Paradise Island, Nassau, Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park, Harbour Island, Grand Bahama, Andros Island, Treasure Cay, Elbow Cay, Green Turtle Cay, Bimini, and Long Island.
Area of Bahamas
This beautiful country occupies 13,940 sq. Kilometers or 5,382 mi.
Sports of Bahamas
The most popular sport in the country is basketball. But that’s not all, as there are cricket, football, gymnastics, racing, rugby, soccer, squash, tennis, volleyball and some water sports are played as well.
GDP of Bahamas
According to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations, the GDP of Bahamas is expected to be 12.27 USB which is estimated to reach at 13.60 USB Billion in 2020.
2019 List of Bahamas Holidays
|Tuesday||January 01||New Year’s Day|
|Thursday||January 10||Majority Rule Day||10th January|
|Friday||April 19||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Monday||April 22||Easter Monday||Monday after Easter Sunday|
|Friday||June 01||RandolFawkessLabor Day||First Friday in June|
|Monday||June 10||Whit Monday||7th Monday after Easter. Also known as Pentecost Monday|
|Wednesday||July 10||Independence Day|
|Monday||August 05||Emancipation Day||First Monday in August|
|Monday||October 14||National Heroes Day||Secondary Monday in October|
|Wednesday||December 25||Christmas Day|
|Thursday||December 26||Boxing Day|