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Map of Bahamas

Map of Bahamas

Demonym: Bahamian
Population: 353,658 (2010)
Capital City: Nassau
Capital Coordinates: 25°4′N 77°20′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC-5
Currency: Dollar
Currency Code: BSD
Currencies Issued: cent dollar pound
GDP: $7.5 billion (2008)
Per Capita Income: $22,556 (2008)
Foreign Debt: $342.6 million (2004)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: BS
Internet Country Code: .bs
Calling Code: 1242
Electrical Generation Capacity: 493000 kW
Independence: 1973 from United Kingdom
Area: 13,880 square km (10,010 km land) (3,870 km water)
Coastline: 3,542 km
Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Mount Alvernia (63 m)
Life Expectancy: 71.18 years
Fertility Rate: 1.98 (2012)
AIDS Prevalence: 3.00% (2007)
Human Development Index: 0.771 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 7.3 (2011)
Literacy: 95.60 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 1

Number of coins in catalogue: 9

Number of stamps in catalogue: 12

Location of Bahamas in North America

Regional Map for Bahamas

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