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Capital: Bridgetown; GDP growth (annual %) 2016 : 1.6%
Key Facts

Full name: Barbados
Population: 274,000 (UN, 2011)
Area: 430 sq km (166 sq miles)
Major language: English (Bajan, an English-African dialect, is widely used)
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 74 years (men), 80 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Barbadian dollar = 100 cents
Main exports: Sugar and molasses, rum, other foods and beverages, chemicals, electrical components, clothing
GNI per capita: Estimated to be high income: $12,196 or more (World Bank, 2010)
Internet domain: .bb
International dialling code: +1246

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