An archipelago of over 700 islands stretching over 258,998 square km.
In the Atlantic Ocean; north of Cuba and Hispaniola (the Dominican Republic and Haiti); northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands; southeast of the U.S. state of Florida and east of the Florida Keys.
377,400 (2013) with around 70% living on New Providence Island.
Nassau located on New Providence Island.
Bahamian Dollar – BS$1.00 = US$1.00 (pegged).
$8.149 billion (2012) third highest per capita in the Americas (after The USA & Canada).
Tourism and banking.
Parliamentary democracy with a Prime Minister as head of government.Click here to view the Bahamas Guide