Bahamas Vacations and Tourism Guide
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Info about Bahamas
Surface:The total land area of the Bahamas is around 10,070 km sq.
Population: The population of the Bahamas is around 305,000. Africans comprise 85%25 of the population; Caucasians, 12%25. The remaining 3%25 are Asians and Hispanics.
System of government: Bahamas has a constitutional parliamentary democracy.
Capital: Nassau, with a population of around 180,000 inhabitants, is the capital city.
Religion: The dominant religion is Christianity with almost 80%25 of the population being Protestants.
Official Language: The official language of Bahamas is English; Creole is spoken among the Haitian immigrants.
Government: Bahamas has a constitutional parliamentary democracy.
Climate: Bahamas has a subtropical to tropical climate, moderated by the waters of Gulf Stream.
Units of measure and electricity: Bahamas follows the metric system of measurement and the official electricity unit is 110V, 60 Hz.
Time Zone: The standard time in Bahamas is GMT - 5.
Currency: Bahamian Dollar (BSD).
Travel documents required: Visas are necessary for travel to Bahamas.