Americas > Caribbean > Bahamas


Capital: Nassau; GDP growth (annual %) 2016: 0.3%;
Key Facts

Full name: Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Population: 347,000 (UN, 2011)
Area: 13,939 sq km (5,382 sq miles)
Major language: English
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 73 years (men), 79 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Bahamian dollar = 100 cents
Main exports: Pharmaceuticals, cement, rum, crawfish, refined petroleum products
GNI per capita: US$21,970 (World Bank, 2010)
Internet domain: .bs
International dialling code: +1242

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