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Bahamas Introduction




Bahamas are a chain of islands forming an independent nation in the northern Caribbean Sea.

The island chain (called an archipelago) comprises 700 islands and 2,000 cays (low sand banks). Only 30 to 40 of the islands are inhabited.

A Short Background

Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas have prospered through tourism and international banking and investment management.

Because of its geography, the country is a major transshipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.

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Topography of Bahamas - Read more about the geography and topography of Bahamas

History of Bahamas - Presents a detailed historical background and culture of Bahamas

Life & People of Bahamas - Study the characteristics, background, and details on the people of Bahamas

Local Cuisine of Bahamas - Find out delicious local cuisines of Bahamas

Holidays in Bahamas - Check out a list of the local holidays in Bahamas

Festivals in Bahamas - Learn about the festivals in Bahamas

Embassies of Bahamas - Provides an Embassy database for Bahamas

Administration facts of Bahamas - Learn about the governmental administration facts of Bahamas

Newstands in Bahamas - Browse through a collection of local online newspapers of Bahamas

Attractions in Bahamas - Discover the best places to visit, sight seeing, and tourist attractions in Bahamas

Maps of Bahamas - Discover a detailed map of Bahamas

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Geography of Bahamas - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of Bahamas

People of Bahamas - Learn about the population, age structure, birth and death rate, sex ratio, nationality, ethnic groups, religions, languages, and literacy in Bahamas

Government and Politics in Bahamas - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of Bahamas.

Economy of Bahamas - Study the GDP, growth rate, per capita, inflation, labor, budget, industries, exports, imports, currency, exchange rates, and economy of Bahamas

Communications in Bahamas - Browse statistics on telephones, mobile and cellular lines in use, radio broadcast stations, televisions, internet country code, ISP's, internet users, and facts on communications in Bahamas

Transportation in Bahamas - Offers statistical details on the railways, highways, waterways, ports & harbors, airports, and other facts on transportation in Bahamas

Military of Bahamas - Provides statistics on military branches, army, air force, navy, manpower, military service, expenditure, and facts on military in Bahamas

Transnational Issues of Bahamas - Explore international disputes and transnational issues of Bahamas

 

 


 





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