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 . It is the largest city in the Bahamas and its low-rise sprawl dominates the eastern half of .

is an island in . has 3 airports: North , Governors Harbour, and Rock Sound.

Island is an island of the The 6 ecosystems of Island are: Locals have cellular service.

is a small island just off of , .


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

is a district of the , consisting of over 360 islands.

is a district of the and consists of two main islands located 50 miles east of .

is the most southeasterly, least developed, and most unspoiled of the ' inhabited islands.

is in the . Located several miles east of Great Abaco Island, this six-mile stretch of land is less than an hour-long ferry ride from Great Abaco’s Marsh Harbor.

is in the . Cat island is a sparsely populated island with many small villages dotting the length of the island.

The are a group of islands in the east of .

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  • Location: ,
  • Population: 302,000
  • Latitude of center: 24° 46' 12" (24.77°) north
  • Longitude of center: 76° 57' (76.95°) west
  • Elevation: 20 meters (66 feet)
  • Capital:
  • Area: 13,940 km² (5382 miles²)
  • Language: English
  • Currency: Dollar (BSD)
  • Phone code: +1-242
  • Internet domain: .bs
  • Wikidata: Bahamas
  • Wikimedia Commons: Bahamas

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Akan: Bahama, Albanian: Bahamet, Amharic: ባሃማስ, Arabic: الباهاما, Arabic: البهاما, Armenian: Բահամներ, Azerbaijani: Bahamalar, Bambara: Bahamasi, Basque: Bahamak, Belarusian: Багамскія астравы, Bengali: বাহামা, Bengali: বাহামা দ্বীপপুঞ্জ, Bosnian: Bahami, Bulgarian: Бахами, Bulgarian: Бахамски О-ви, Bulgarian: Бахамски острови, Burmese: ဘဟားမား, Catalan: Bahames, Central Khmer: បាហាមាស, Central Khmer: បាហាម៉ា, Chinese: 巴哈马, Cornish: Ynysow Bahama, Croatian: Bahami, Czech: Bahamy, Dutch: Bahama's, Dutch: Bahama’s, English: The Bahamas, Esperanto: Bahamoj, Estonian: Bahama, Estonian: Bahama saared
Ewe: Bahamas nutome, Finnish: Bahama, French: Bahamas, Fulah: Bahamaas, Ganda: Bahamasi, Georgian: ბაჰამის კუნძულები, German: Bahamas, Greek: Μπαχάμες, Gujarati: બહામાસ, Hebrew: איי בהאמה, Hebrew: איי הבהמה, Hebrew: באהאמה, איי, Hindi: बहामा, Hindi: बहामाज़, Hungarian: Bahama-szigetek, Hungarian: Bahamák, Icelandic: Bahamaeyjar, Ido: Bahama, Indonesian: Bahama, Irish: Na Bahámaí, Italian: Bahamas, Japanese: バハマ, Japanese: バハマ国, Kannada: ಬಹಾಮಾಸ್, Kashmiri: बहामास, Kikuyu: Bahama, Korean: 바하마, Kurdish: Bahama, Kurdish: بەھاما, Lao: ບາຮາມາສ
Latin: Insulae Bahamenses, Latvian: Bahamu salas, Lingala: Bahamasɛ, Lithuanian: Bahamos, Lithuanian: Bahamų salos, Luba-Katanga: Bahamase, Luxembourgish: Bahamen, Macedonian: Бахами, Macedonian: Бахамски Острови, Malayalam: ബഹാമാസ്, Maltese: Baħamas, Marathi: बहामाज, Nauru: Bahamat, Nepali (macrolanguage): बहामास, North Ndebele: Bhahamas, Oriya (macrolanguage): ବାହାମାସ୍, Pennsylvania German: Bahaamas, Persian: باهاما, Polish: Bahamy, Portuguese: Bahamas, Pushto: بهاماس, Rundi: Bahamasi, Russian: Багамские острова, Russian: Багамы, Sango: Bahâmasa, Sanskrit: बहामास, Serbian: Бахаме, Serbian: Бахами, Serbo-Croatian: Bahami, Shona: Bahama
Sinhala: බහමාස්, Slovak: Bahamy, Slovenian: Bahami, Somali: Bahaamas, Spanish: Bahamas, Swahili (macrolanguage): Bahama, Tamil: பஹாமாஸ், Telugu: బహామాస్, Thai: บาฮามาส, Thai: ประเทศบาฮามาส, Tibetan: བྷཱ་མས྄།, Tigrinya: ባሃማስ, Tonga (Tonga Islands): Pahama, Turkish: Bahama, Turkish: Bahamalar, Turkmen: Bagama Adalary, Uighur: باھاما, Ukrainian: Багами, Ukrainian: Багамські Острови, Urdu: بہاماس, Vietnamese: Ba-ha-ma (Bahamas), Vietnamese: Ba-ha-ma, Volapük: Bahamuäns, Welsh: Y Bahamas, Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Bàhámásì, Zulu: i-Bahamas, Bahama Islands, Colony of the Bahamas, Commonwealth of The Bahamas
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