It covers a total area of 5,382 square miles (13,940 square kilometres), consisting of 3,865 square miles of land and 1,494 square miles of water.
Flag of The Bahamas
Should you wish to aim your boat for paradise, the coordinates for the Bahamas are 25.0667° N, 77.3333° W!
Bahamas’ population was 385,640 in 2018.
Nassau is the capital and covers an area of 80 square miles (207 square kilometres) and has a population of 266,100 (2016).
The terrain here is mainly low, flat coral formations with stunning sandy beaches and tropical foliage.
Bahamas enjoys a semi-tropical climate with warm weather all year round, with the summer months being more humid and susceptible to rain and warm waters lapping onto its shores. Let’s head off right now…!
With a highest point of only 206 feet (63 metres), the Bahamas are easy to navigate, meaning you can choose a different beach each day! We can think of worse decisions to make!
The average life expectancy here is 73.55 years (2017).
The name ‘Bahamas‘ comes from the Spanish words ‘baja mar’, which translates as shallow water or sea.
This stunning country is home to the deepest blue hole in the world, Dean’s Blue Hole, at an unimaginable 202 metres deep!
The currency of Bahamas is the Bahamian Dollar and is equivalent to the US Dollar, which is also widely accepted here.
Bahamas official languages are English and Creole.
Plant lovers unite! There are 120 species of plants that are found exclusively in Bahamas!
If you lovediving, you’ll be spoilt for choice because there’s a network of caves underneath the islands, created by acid rain when the sea levels were far lower than they currently are. Oh how we want to explore!!