Bahamas

The Bahamas, or The Bahama Islands, is an archipelago consisting of many islands in the Atlantic Ocean east of . The country is made up of about 2,000 islands if you include the cays, which are small islands that are formed on coral reefs.

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is the capital of The Bahamas. It is the largest city in the Bahamas and its low-rise sprawl dominates the eastern half of . Photo: Dolphins, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Island is, by far, the most populated island in the Bahamas and the site of the capital . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the northernmost of the islands of the Bahamas, lying 103 kilometres off . Photo: Pietro, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island in Bahamas. The long, thin island has wide rolling pink sand beaches and large outcrops of ancient coral reefs. Photo: Trish Hartmann, CC BY 2.0.

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is an archipelago of the Bahamas, split into three main islands: North , Mangrove Cay and South . Photo: Rs3, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district of the Bahamas, consisting of over 360 islands. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The are a group of islands in the Bahamas east of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is in the central Bahamas, and is one of its districts. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a district of the Bahamas and consists of two main islands located 50 miles east of . Photo: NASA, Public domain.

is located in the Southern Bahamas. It is one of many Family Islands or Out Islands Deadmans Cay… Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the most southeasterly, least developed, and most unspoiled of the Bahamas' inhabited islands. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The are a chain of islands and a district of the Bahamas, covering about thirty square miles of the northwestern part of the Out Islands. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is an island and district of the Bahamas. It measures 30 square miles in area, it is located at Lat: N23 42' 30" - Long: W 74 50' 00". Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small island just off of , Bahamas. Photo: Der-wuppertaler, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an eight-mile-long cay in the of the Bahamas. Photo: Rüdiger Stehn, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Little is a small remote island in the Bahamas. Photo: NASA, Public domain.

Bahamas

Latitude of center
24.77° or 24° 46' 12" north
Longitude of center
-76.95° or 76° 57' west
Population
354,000
Elevation
66 feet (20 metres)
Capital
Area
5382 miles² (13,940 km²)
Currency
Dollar (BSD)
Phone code
+1-242
Internet domain
.bs
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249399296
Geo­Names ID
3572887
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Bahamas
  • Achinese: Bahama
  • Afar: Bagama atawları
  • Afrikaans: Bahamas
  • Akan: Bahama
  • Albanian: Bahamet
  • Amharic: ባሃማስ
  • Arabic: Bahamas
  • Arabic: الباهاما
  • Arabic: الباهاماس
  • Arabic: البهاما
  • Arabic: باهاماس
  • Arabic: جزر البهاما
  • Aragonese: Bahamas
  • Armenian: Բահամյան Կղզիներ
  • Armenian: Բահամներ
  • Arpitan: Bahamas
  • Asturian: Les Bahames
  • Aymara: Bahamas
  • Azerbaijani: Baham adaları
  • Azerbaijani: Bahamalar
  • Balinese: Bahama
  • Bambara: Bahamasi
  • Bashkir: Багам Утрауҙары
  • Bashkir: Багамы
  • Basque: Bahamak
  • Bavarian: Bahamas
  • Belarusian: Багамскія Астравы
  • Belarusian: Багамскія астравы
  • Belarusian: Багамы
  • Bengali: বাহামা
  • Bengali: বাহামা দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Bengali: বাহামাস
  • Bhojpuri: बहामास
  • Bishnupriya: বাহামা
  • Bosnian: Bahami
  • Breton: Bahamas
  • Bulgarian: Бахами
  • Bulgarian: Бахамски О-ви
  • Bulgarian: Бахамски острови
  • Burmese: ဘဟားမား
  • Burmese: ဘဟားမားနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Bahames
  • Cebuano: Bahamas
  • Central Bikol: Bahamas
  • Central Kurdish: بەھاما
  • Chavacano: Bahamas
  • Chechen: Багаман Гlайреш
  • Chechen: Багаман ГӀайренаш
  • Chinese: Bahamas
  • Chinese: 巴哈馬
  • Chinese: 巴哈马
  • Chuvash: Пахам утравĕсем
  • Cornish: Ynysow Bahama
  • Crimean Tatar: Bahamalar
  • Croatian: Bahami
  • Czech: Bahamské ostrovy
  • Czech: Bahamské společenství
  • Czech: Bahamy
  • Danish: Bahamas
  • Dhivehi: ބަހާމަސް
  • Dimli (individual language): Bahama
  • Dotyali: बहामस
  • Dutch: BHS
  • Dutch: BS
  • Dutch: Bahama's
  • Dutch: Bahama’s
  • Dzongkha: བཱ་ཧ་མས྄།
  • Eastern Mari: Багама
  • Eastern Mari: Багаме
  • Egyptian Arabic: باهاماس
  • English: Bahama Islands
  • English: Commonwealth of the Bahamas
  • English: The Bahamas
  • English: bs
  • English: 🇧🇸
  • Erzya: Багамтнень Усият
  • Esperanto: Bahamoj
  • Esperanto: La Bahamoj
  • Estonian: Bahama
  • Estonian: Bahama saared
  • Ewe: Bahamas
  • Ewe: Bahamas nutome
  • Extremaduran: Baamas
  • Faroese: Bahamaoyggjar
  • Faroese: Bahamas
  • Fiji Hindi: The Bahamas
  • Finnish: Bahama
  • French: BS
  • French: Bahamas
  • French: le Commonwealth des Bahamas
  • Fulah: Bahamaas
  • Gagauz: Bahamalar
  • Galician: Bahamas
  • Ganda: Bahamasi
  • Georgian: ბაჰამის კუნძულები
  • German: Bahamas
  • Goan Konkani: Bahamas
  • Goan Konkani: बहामाज
  • Greek: Μπαχάμες
  • Guarani: Va'ama
  • Guarani: Vaamakuéra
  • Guianese Creole French: Bahamas
  • Gujarati: ધ બહામાસ
  • Gujarati: બહામાસ
  • Haitian: Bahamas
  • Hakka Chinese: Bahamas
  • Hausa: Bahamas
  • Hebrew: איי בהאמה
  • Hebrew: איי הבהמה
  • Hebrew: באהאמה, איי
  • Hebrew: בהמה
  • Hindi: बहामा
  • Hindi: बहामाज़
  • Hindi: बहामास
  • Hungarian: Bahama-szigetek
  • Hungarian: Bahamai Közösség
  • Hungarian: Bahamák
  • Icelandic: Bahamaeyjar
  • Ido: Bahama
  • Iloko: Bahamas
  • Inari Sami: Bahama
  • Inari Sami: Bahamasuolluuh
  • Indonesian: Bahama
  • Indonesian: Bahamas
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Bahamas
  • Interlingue: Bahamas
  • Irish: Na Bahámaí
  • Italian: Bahama
  • Italian: Bahamas
  • Jamaican Creole English: Ba'aamaz
  • Jamaican Creole English: Ba’aamaz
  • Japanese: バハマ
  • Japanese: バハマ国
  • Javanese: Bahama
  • Kabyle: Bahamas
  • Kalaallisut: Bahamas
  • Kalmyk: Багамуд Арлин Ниицән
  • Kannada: ಬಹಾಮಾಸ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Bagama atawları
  • Kashmiri: बहामास
  • Kazakh: Бағамалар
  • Khmer: បាហាមាស
  • Khmer: បាហាម៉ា
  • Kikuyu: Bahama
  • Kinyarwanda: Bahamasi
  • Kirghiz: Багама аралдары
  • Kirghiz: Багам аралдары
  • Korean: 바하마
  • Kurdish: Bahama
  • Kurdish: بەھاما
  • Ladino: Bahamas
  • Lao: Bahamas
  • Lao: ບາຮາມາສ
  • Latin: Insulae Bahamenses
  • Latvian: Bahamas
  • Latvian: Bahamu Salas
  • Latvian: Bahamu salas
  • Ligurian: Bahamas
  • Limburgan: Bahama's
  • Lingala: Bahamas
  • Lingala: Bahamasɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Bahamas
  • Literary Chinese: 巴哈馬
  • Lithuanian: Bahamos
  • Lithuanian: Bahamų salos
  • Livvi: Bagamat
  • Lombard: Bahamas
  • Low German: Bahamas
  • Lower Sorbian: Bahamy
  • Luba-Katanga: Bahamase
  • Luxembourgish: Bahamas
  • Luxembourgish: Bahamen
  • Macedo-Romanian: Bahamas
  • Macedonian: Бахами
  • Macedonian: Бахамски Острови
  • Madurese: Bahama
  • Maithili: द बहामस
  • Malagasy: Bahamas
  • Malagasy: Bahamasy
  • Malay: Bahamas
  • Malayalam: ബഹാമാസ്
  • Maltese: Bahamas
  • Maltese: Baħamas
  • Maltese: Commonwealth tal-Bahamas
  • Maltese: il-Bahamas
  • Maltese: il-Baħamas
  • Manx: Ny Bahamaghyn
  • Marathi: बहामाज
  • Marathi: बहामास
  • Mazanderani: باهاما
  • Min Dong Chinese: Bahamas
  • Min Nan Chinese: Bahamas
  • Minangkabau: Bahama
  • Mingrelian: ბაჰამიშ კოკეფი
  • Mirandese: Bahamas
  • Mongolian: Бахам
  • Moroccan Arabic: باهاماس
  • Nauru: Bahamat
  • Nepali: बहामस
  • Nepali: बहामास
  • Newari: बहामास
  • North Ndebele: Bhahamas
  • Northern Frisian: Bahaamas
  • Northern Sami: Bahama
  • Northern Sami: Bahamas
  • Northern Sami: Bahama stáhtaidovttastupmi
  • Northern Sami: Bahamasullot
  • Norwegian: Bahamas
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bahamas
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Bahamas
  • Novial: Bahamas
  • Occitan (post 1500): Bahamas
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Bahamas
  • Oriya: ବାହାମା
  • Oriya: ବାହାମାସ୍
  • Oromo: Bahamaas
  • Ossetian: Багамы сакъадæхтæ
  • Pali: बहामास
  • Pampanga: Bahamas
  • Panjabi: ਬਹਾਮਾਸ
  • Papiamento: Bahamas
  • Pennsylvania German: Bahaamas
  • Persian: باهاما
  • Piemontese: Bahamas
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Bahaamas
  • Polish: Bahamy
  • Portuguese: Baamas
  • Portuguese: Bahamas
  • Portuguese: Comunidade das Bahamas
  • Pushto: بهاماس
  • Quechua: Bahamakuna
  • Romanian: Bahamas
  • Romansh: Bahamas
  • Rundi: Bahamasi
  • Russia Buriat: Баһаамын аралууд
  • Russia Buriat: Баһамын аралнууд
  • Russian: Багамские Острова
  • Russian: Багамские острова
  • Russian: Багамы
  • Russian: Содружество Багамских Островов
  • Rusyn: Багамы
  • Sakizaya: Bahamas
  • Samoan: Bahamas
  • Samogitian: Bahamas
  • Sango: Bahâmasa
  • Sanskrit: बहामास
  • Santali: ᱵᱟᱦᱟᱢᱟᱥ
  • Sardinian: Bahamas
  • Saterfriesisch: Bahamas
  • Scots: The Bahamas
  • Scottish Gaelic: Na h-Eileanan Bhathama
  • Serbian: Bahame
  • Serbian: Бахаме
  • Serbian: Бахами
  • Serbo-Croatian: Bahami
  • Shan: မိူင်းပႃႇႁႃးမႃး
  • Shona: Bahama
  • Shona: The Bahamas
  • Sicilian: Bahamas
  • Silesian: Bahamy
  • Sindhi: بهاماس
  • Sinhala: බහමාස්
  • Skolt Sami: Bahama
  • Skolt Sami: Bahama õutstõs
  • Slovak: Bahamy
  • Slovenian: Bahami
  • Somali: Bahaamas
  • Somali: Bahamas
  • South Azerbaijani: باهاما
  • Spanish: Bahamas
  • Spanish: Mancomunidad de las Bahamas
  • Sundanese: Bahama
  • Swahili: Bahama
  • Swahili: Bahamas
  • Swati: IBhahamasi
  • Swedish: Bahamas
  • Swiss German: Bahamas
  • Tagalog: Bahamas
  • Tajik: Баҳамас
  • Tajik: Ҷазираҳои Багам
  • Tamil: பகாமாசு
  • Tamil: பஹாமாஸ்
  • Tatar: Багамалар
  • Telugu: బహామాస్
  • Tetum: Bahamas
  • Thai: บาฮามาส
  • Thai: ประเทศบาฮามาส
  • Tibetan: བ་ཧ་མཱ་སི།
  • Tibetan: བྷཱ་མས྄།
  • Tigrinya: ባሃማስ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Pahama
  • Tosk Albanian: Bahamas
  • Tunisian Arabic: باهاماس
  • Turkish: Bahama
  • Turkish: Bahamalar
  • Turkmen: Bagama Adalary
  • Udmurt: Багама шормуӵъёс
  • Uighur: باھاما
  • Ukrainian: Багами
  • Ukrainian: Багамські Острови
  • Upper Sorbian: Bahamy
  • Urdu: بہاماس
  • Uzbek: Bagamalar
  • Venetian: Bahamas
  • Veps: Bagaman Sared
  • Vietnamese: Ba-ha-ma (Bahamas)
  • Vietnamese: Ba-ha-ma
  • Vietnamese: Bahamas
  • Volapük: Bahamuäns
  • Võro: Bahama
  • Waray (Philippines): Bahamas
  • Welsh: Y Bahamas
  • Western Balochi: بهاما
  • Western Frisian: Bahama's
  • Western Mari: Багамвлӓ
  • Western Panjabi: باہاما
  • Wolof: Bahamas
  • Wu Chinese: 巴哈馬
  • Yakut: Баhамалар
  • Yakut: Багама Холбоһуга
  • Yiddish: באהאמאס
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Bàhámásì
  • Yoruba: Àwọn Bàhámà
  • Yue Chinese: 巴哈馬
  • Zeeuws: Bahama's
  • Zhuang: Bahamas
  • Zulu: i-Bahamas
  • Colony of the Bahamas
  • Commonwealth of The Bahamas

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