Barbados

Barbados is an island in the region, but which lies out in the Atlantic many miles east of the Caribbean Sea. Its nearest neighbours, some 100 miles west, are Saint Vincent and Saint Lucia, part of the arc of the Lesser Antilles that separate Atlantic and Caribbean.

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is the capital of Barbados. It's the only city, over half the island's residents live here, and many more commute in. Photo: Loozrboy, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the least developed and most scenic part of Barbados, and comprises the parishes of Saint Andrew, Saint George, Saint John, Saint Joseph and Saint Thomas. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the area of Barbados that lies north of Bridgetown and comprises the parishes of Saint James, Saint Peter and Saint Lucy. Photo: Earino, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the main tourist bases of Barbados. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Barbados

Latitude of center
13.154° or 13° 9' 14.4" north
Longitude of center
-59.56° or 59° 33' 36" west
Population
287,000
Elevation
222 metres (728 feet)
Capital
Area
431 km² (166 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (BBD)
Phone code
+1-246
Internet domain
.bb
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249399285
Geo­Names ID
3374084
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Barbados
  • Afar: Barbados
  • Afrikaans: Barbados
  • Akan: Baabados
  • Albanian: Barbadosi
  • Amharic: ባርቤዶስ
  • Arabic: Barbados
  • Arabic: البربادوس
  • Arabic: باربادوس
  • Arabic: باربيدوس
  • Arabic: بربادوس
  • Arabic: بربيدوس
  • Aragonese: Barbados
  • Armenian: Բարբադոս
  • Arpitan: Barbâda
  • Asturian: Barbados
  • Aymara: Barbados
  • Azerbaijani: Barbados
  • Balinese: Barbados
  • Bambara: Barbadi
  • Bashkir: Барбадос
  • Basque: Barbados
  • Bavarian: Barbados
  • Belarusian: Барбадас
  • Bengali: বারবাডোস
  • Bengali: বারবাদোস
  • Bengali: বার্বাডোস
  • Bhojpuri: बारबाडोस
  • Bishnupriya: বার্বাডোস
  • Bosnian: Barbados
  • Breton: Barbados
  • Bulgarian: Барбадос
  • Bulgarian: Барбейдос
  • Burmese: ဘာဘေးဒိုးစ်
  • Burmese: ဘာဘေးဒိုးစ်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Barbados
  • Cebuano: Barbados
  • Central Bikol: Barbados
  • Central Kurdish: باربادۆس
  • Chavacano: Barbados
  • Chechen: Барбадос
  • Cherokee: ᏆᏇᏙᏍ
  • Chinese: Barbados
  • Chinese: 巴巴多斯
  • Chinese: 巴貝多
  • Chinese: 🇧🇧
  • Cornish: Barbados
  • Corsican: Barbados
  • Crimean Tatar: Barbados
  • Croatian: Barbados
  • Czech: Barbados
  • Danish: Barbados
  • Dhivehi: ބާބަޑޮސް
  • Dimli (individual language): Barbados
  • Dotyali: बार्बाडोस
  • Dutch: BB
  • Dutch: BRB
  • Dutch: Barbados
  • Eastern Mari: Барбадос
  • Egyptian Arabic: باربيدوس
  • English: BAR
  • English: BB
  • English: bb
  • English: 🇧🇧
  • Erzya: Барбадос
  • Esperanto: BB
  • Esperanto: Barbado
  • Estonian: Barbados
  • Ewe: Barbados
  • Ewe: Barbados nutome
  • Extremaduran: Barbaus
  • Faroese: Barbados
  • Fiji Hindi: Barbados
  • Finnish: Barbados
  • French: BB
  • French: Barbade
  • French: bb
  • French: brb
  • French: la Barbade
  • Fulah: Barbadoos
  • Gagauz: Barbados
  • Galician: Barbados
  • Ganda: Barabadosi
  • Georgian: ბარბადოსი
  • German: Barbados
  • Goan Konkani: Barbados
  • Goan Konkani: बार्बाडोस
  • Greek: Μπαρμπάντος
  • Guarani: Varvado
  • Guianese Creole French: Barbad
  • Gujarati: બાર્બાડોસ
  • Haitian: Lababad
  • Hakka Chinese: Barbados
  • Hausa: Barbadas
  • Hausa: Barbados
  • Hebrew: ברבדוס
  • Hebrew: המשפט בברבדוס
  • Hindi: बारबाडोस
  • Hungarian: Barbados
  • Icelandic: Barbados
  • Ido: Barbados
  • Igbo: Barbados
  • Iloko: Barbados
  • Inari Sami: Barbados
  • Indonesian: Barbados
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Barbados
  • Interlingue: Barbados
  • Irish: Barbadós
  • Italian: Barbados
  • Jamaican Creole English: Baabiedoz
  • Japanese: バルバドス
  • Javanese: Barbadhos
  • Kabyle: Barbados
  • Kalaallisut: Barbados
  • Kalmyk: Барбадосин Орн
  • Kannada: ಬಾರ್ಬಡೋಸ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Barbados
  • Kashmiri: बार्बाडोस
  • Kazakh: Барбадос
  • Khmer: បារបាដូស
  • Kikuyu: Babadosi
  • Kinyarwanda: Barubadosi
  • Kirghiz: Барбадос
  • Komi: Барбадос
  • Korean: 바베이도스
  • Kurdish: Barbados
  • Kurdish: باربادۆس
  • Ladino: Barbados
  • Lao: Barbados
  • Lao: ບາບາຄັອດ
  • Latin: Barbata
  • Latvian: Barbadosa
  • Ligurian: Barbados
  • Limburgan: Barbados
  • Lingala: Barbados
  • Lingala: Barɛbadɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Barbados
  • Literary Chinese: 巴貝多
  • Lithuanian: Barbadosas
  • Livvi: Barbados
  • Lombard: Barbados
  • Low German: Barbados
  • Lower Sorbian: Barbados
  • Luba-Katanga: Barebade
  • Luxembourgish: Barbados
  • Macedo-Romanian: Barbados
  • Macedonian: Барбадос
  • Madurese: Barbados
  • Malagasy: Barbady
  • Malay: Barbados
  • Malayalam: ബാര്‍ബഡോസ്
  • Malayalam: ബാർബേഡോസ്
  • Malayalam: ബർബാഡോസ്
  • Maltese: Barbados
  • Maltese: Barbejdos
  • Manx: Barbados
  • Maori: Pāpatohe
  • Marathi: बार्बाडोस
  • Mazanderani: باربادوس
  • Min Dong Chinese: Barbados
  • Min Nan Chinese: Barbados
  • Minangkabau: Barbados
  • Mingrelian: ბარბადოსი
  • Moksha: Барбадос
  • Mongolian: Барбадос
  • Moroccan Arabic: باربادوس
  • Moroccan Arabic: باربيدوس
  • Nauru: Barbadot
  • Navajo: Hashkʼaan Bikéyah
  • Nepali: बार्बाडोस
  • Newari: बार्बाडोस
  • North Ndebele: Bhabhadosi
  • Northern Frisian: Barbados
  • Northern Sami: Barbados
  • Norwegian: Barbados
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Barbados
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Barbados
  • Novial: Barbados
  • Occitan (post 1500): Barbada
  • Occitan (post 1500): Barbados
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Barbados
  • Oriya: Barbados
  • Oriya: ବାରବାଡସ
  • Oriya: ବାରବାଡୋସ
  • Oriya: ବାରବାଡୋସ୍
  • Oromo: Baarbeedoos
  • Ossetian: Барбадос
  • Pali: बार्बाडोस
  • Pampanga: Barbados
  • Panjabi: ਬਾਰਬਾਡੋਸ
  • Papiamento: Barbados
  • Persian: باربادوس
  • Piemontese: Barbados
  • Piemontese: Barbàdos
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Barbados
  • Polish: Barbados
  • Portuguese: Barbados
  • Portuguese: Categoria:Barbados
  • Pushto: باربادوس
  • Quechua: Barbatus
  • Romanian: Barbados
  • Romansh: Barbados
  • Rundi: Barubadosi
  • Russia Buriat: Барбадос
  • Russian: Барбадос
  • Rusyn: Барбадос
  • Sakizaya: Barbados
  • Samoan: Barbados
  • Samogitian: Barbaduosos
  • Sango: Barabâda
  • Sanskrit: बार्बाडोस
  • Santali: ᱵᱟᱨᱵᱟᱰᱚᱥ
  • Sardinian: Barbados
  • Saterfriesisch: Barbados
  • Scots: Barbados
  • Scottish Gaelic: Barbados
  • Serbian: Barbados
  • Serbian: Барбадос
  • Serbo-Croatian: Barbados
  • Shan: မိူင်းပႃးပေႇတူတ်ႈ
  • Shona: Barbados
  • Sicilian: Barbados
  • Silesian: Barbados
  • Sindhi: بارباڊوس
  • Sinhala: බාබඩෝස්
  • Sinhala: බාර්බඩෝස්
  • Skolt Sami: Barbados
  • Slovak: Barbados
  • Slovenian: Barbados
  • Somali: Baarbadoos
  • Somali: Barbados
  • South Azerbaijani: باربادوس
  • Spanish: Barbados
  • Sundanese: Barbados
  • Swahili: Babadosi
  • Swahili: Barbados
  • Swati: IBhadosi
  • Swedish: Barbados
  • Swiss German: Barbados
  • Tagalog: Barbados
  • Tajik: Барбадос
  • Tamil: பார்படோசு
  • Tamil: பார்படோஸ்
  • Tatar: Барбадос
  • Telugu: బార్బడోస్
  • Tetum: Barbadus
  • Thai: บาร์เบโดส
  • Thai: ประเทศบาร์เบโดส
  • Tibetan: བར་བ་ཌོ་སི།
  • Tibetan: བཱརྦ་ཌོས྄།
  • Tigrinya: ባርቤዶስ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Pāpeitosi
  • Tosk Albanian: Barbados
  • Tunisian Arabic: باربادوس
  • Turkish: Barbados
  • Turkmen: Barbados
  • Udmurt: Барбадос
  • Uighur: باربادوس
  • Ukrainian: Барбадос
  • Upper Sorbian: Barbados
  • Urdu: باربادوس
  • Urdu: بارباڈوس
  • Uzbek: Barbados
  • Venetian: Barbados
  • Veps: Barbados
  • Vietnamese: Barbados
  • Vietnamese: Bác-ba-đốt
  • Volapük: Barbadeän
  • Võro: Barbados
  • Walloon: Barbåde
  • Waray (Philippines): Barbados
  • Welsh: Barbados
  • Western Balochi: باربادوس
  • Western Frisian: Barbados
  • Western Mari: Барбадос
  • Western Panjabi: باربادوس
  • Wolof: Barbados
  • Wu Chinese: 巴巴多斯
  • Yakut: Барбадос
  • Yiddish: בארבאדאס
  • Yoruba: Bárbádọ̀s
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Bábádósì
  • Yue Chinese: 巴巴多斯
  • Zeeuws: Barbados
  • Zhuang: Barbados
  • Zulu: i-Barbados
  • Barbadoes
  • Colony of Barbados
  • Commonwealth of the Bahamas

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