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About Bahamas

The Bahamas consist of islands and cays that numbers to more than 3,000. It is officially known as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, and is a nation situated in the Atlantic Ocean. Tourism in the Bahamas is an experience in the lap of nature. The clear waters, adventurous activities, and the awesome getaways provide Bahamian Tourism with unparalleled boast. The initiative of people-to-people experience by the tourism department of the Bahamas ensures that tourism is a learning experience too.


Currency :

Bahamian Dollar (BSD)

Area :

13,878 square km (5,358 square miles)

Population :

353,658 (estimated)

Language :

English

Calling Code :

+1-242

Time Zone :

EST (UTC?5)
Summer (DST): EDT (UTC?4)


Climate & Geography

The waters of the Gulf Stream keep the climate of the Bahamas moderate. However, the Arctic outbreaks can result in the temperatures dropping to 2-3 degrees C.

As per reports of 1864, there were 29 islands, 661 cays, and 2,387 rocks that comprised the Bahamas. The Bahamas is situated between latitudes 20 degrees and 28 degrees N and 72 degrees and 80 degrees West longitudes.

Territory & Capital : The islands of The Bahamas are flat and low in nature and are comprised of ridges. Nassau is the capital and the largest city of The Bahamas.

Suitable Visiting Seasons : Due to the moderate climate prevailing in the islands, The Bahamas can be visited all throughout the year.

Transportation

Waterways are the preferred means of travel in The Bahamas. Besides waterways, the airways and the highways are also convenient means of transportation in the Bahamas. As the Bahamas had served as a British colony, the road transports drive on the left side of the road.


Tourist & Immigration Info

Contact the nearest embassy of The Bahamas for updated information on the rules and regulations of obtaining The Bahamian visa.


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