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Dialing code +1-242

ISO 2 code BS

ISO 3 code BHS

Capital Nassau

Main Language English

Currency Dollar (BSD)

GDP $8.8 billion 149th

Population 301,790 180th

Continent North America

Location Caribbean chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean southeast of Florida northeast of Cuba

Land 13,940 km2 162nd

Terrain Long flat coral formations with some low rounded hills

Climate Tropical marine; moderated by warm waters of Gulf Stream

Natural Hazards Long flat coral formations with some low rounded hills

Note: Strategic location adjacent to US and Cuba; extensive island chain of which 30 are inhabited

Life Expectancy 65.78 years 150th

Median Age 28.7 years 91st

Birth Rate 16.81 births/1,000 population 117th

Death Rate 9.32 births/1,000 population 74th

Sex Ratio 0.69 male(s)/female 160th

Literacy 95.6% 85th

Roadways 2717 km 166th

Railways None km

Airports 62 78th

Waterways None km

Heliports 1 73rd

Airports with paved 2 59th

Currency Dollar (BSD)

GDP $8.8 billion 149th

GDP per capita (PPP) $28600 40th


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