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Nassau, Bahamas - Photo by lyng883 - CC-BY

Population 2006..............................................................303,770
GDP per capita ................................................................ $21,300
GDP 2006(Billions US $)................................................ 6.15
Unemployment.....................................................................9%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 1.8
Labor force (%) ....... 2.8
 

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Bahamas Gazebo - Photo by bryce_edwards - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................5,382 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 87
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 74
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 17
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 94
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 4

Go to Bahamas Capital City Nassau City Profile - To Bahamas History

Bahamas __ An excellent tool for anthropological and Bahamas history research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/caribbean-islands/#The%20Bahamas

Bahamas __ A good overview of , Bahamas history, Bahamas government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107309.html

Bahamas __ "Taking advantage of its proximity to the USA, the Bahamas has successfully promoted itself as a popular destination for jetsetters and snowbirds fleeing the North American winter. Nassau, the sprawling, crowded capital, has become nearly indistinguishable from many US cities." History, economics, statistics. - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/caribbean/bahamas/

The Bahamas __ "The Commonwealth of The Bahamas is an English-speaking nation consisting of two thousand keys and seven hundred islands and cays that form an archipelago." Encyclopedia article covers Bahamas history, government and politics, geography, Bahamas economy, demographics, language and culture. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahamas

 

The Bahamas: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including Bahamas geography, maps of the Bahamas and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blbahamas.htm

Bahamas -- History __ "Documented Bahamian history begins with the words, "Baja Mar," the name the Spanish bestowed on the islands. This term is misleading, however; it means "shallow sea," but the islands are really mountain plateaus that emerged from the Atlantic hundreds of thousands of years ago." A digested version of Bahamian history that hits the high spots. - From geographia.com - http://www.geographia.com/bahamas/bahistory.htm

Bahamas Photos __ You will find several pages of photo images, pictures from the Bahamas. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Central_America/Bahamas/ 



Bibliography of Bahamian Genealogy __ Bibliographical listing of historical documents Relating to the Bahama Islands Nassau. - From Peter J. Roberts - http://www2.gsu.edu/~libpjr/bahgen.htm 
 
Country Profile: Bahamas __ A general overview including Bahamas history, political structure, Bahamas culture, leaders, media, and more. "A former British colony and now a member of the Commonwealth, the country has become a major international provider of offshore financial services, and has one of the world's largest open-registry shipping fleets." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1154642.stm

Economy of the Bahamas __ "The Bahamas is a stable, developing nation with an economy heavily dependent on tourism and offshore banking." An encyclopedic article about the economy of the Bahamas with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_the_Bahamas 


 
Ethnologue report for Bahamas __ Web page dedicated to the languages spoken in the Bahamas. - From SIL International - http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=Bahamas

map of the bahamas and bahamas map and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of the Bahamas, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/caribb/bs.htm
 
Maps_Of_Bahamas __ You will find a wide variety of Bahamas map resources. Select Bahamas maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Bahamas.html

Nassau / Paradise Island, Bahamas - What to Do __ Website with a lot of information. - illustrated - From Nassau / Paradise Island Promotion Board - http://www.nassauparadiseisland.com/what-to-do/results.php?catgiven=8&sub=24&force=Listing

picture - map - photo - Bahamas __ "Virtual picture travel map with panoramic photos of the Bahamas" - illustrated - From maps-of-mexico.com - http://www.maps-of-mexico.com/world-virtual-tours/bahamas/bahamas.shtml

pictures of Bahamas at picturesofplaces.com - bahamas pictures ... __ "Bahamas pictures including Nassau, Paradise Island, Bimini, Abaco Islands, Eleuthera, Andros, Exuma, Atlantis Resort, Hope Town, beaches, and more!" - illustrated - From pictures of places.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/Caribbean/bahamas.html


 

 

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