Bahamas World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu


Bahamas Are you ready to relax within beautiful sorroundings, then it is Bahamas you need to visit. Little islands lying in the Atlantic Ocean, where it is possible to see the amazing nature, beaches, or use the many sport facilities with tennis, bicycling and so on. Go shopping in one of the shopping arcades, or gamble in the casinos. Historical one of the islands were the first that Christopher Columbus first found.

Area: 13.943 Km²
Population: 298.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 21 pop/Km²

System of government: Parliamentary democracy
Capital: Nassau (172.200 pop.)
Major cities: Freeport 25.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Black and mulatto 85%, White 15%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Alvernia 63 m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: Lake Rosa
Principal islands: Andros 5957 Km², Great Inagua 1551 Km², Grand Bahama 1372 Km², Great Abaco 1023 Km², Eleuthera 518 Km², Long Island 448 Km², Cat Island 388 Km², New Providence 207 Km²
Climate: Tropical marine

Language: English
Religion: Baptist 32%, Anglican 20%, Catholic 19%
Currency: Bahamian Dollar (BSD)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 10/7, 12/10, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 001-242
GMT: -5

World Heritage List: -