The Bahamas

Basic facts about Bahamas

Country name: Bahamas
Capital: Nassau
Country code: 222
Continent: Central America and Caribbean
Currency name: Bahamian dollar
Independence: 1973-07-10 00:00:00
Independent from: from the UK
Total area (km2): 13,880
Land area (km2): 10,010
Water area (km2): 3,870
Population: 319,031
Population note: 319,031 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: English
All languages: English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)
Time zone: EST (UTC−5) - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
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Drive on: left
Calling code: +1-242
Domain: .bs