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Where is Bahamas

The Bahamas are an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea between the southern tip of Florida and Cuba.


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The Bahamas are a group of islands located in the Caribbean Sea in southeastern North America.
The Bahamas are in a chain of islands that includes Cuba, Turks and Caicos, and Hispaniola, which contains the Dominican Republic and Haiti. The Bahamas are located not far from the US state of Florida. The Bahamas have an aggregate area of 13,878 square kilometers (5,358 square miles).

There are 29 islands, 2,387 islets, and 661 cays in the Bahamas. Its major islands include Grand Bahama, Eleuthera, Cat Island, San Salvador, and Andros Island. The capital of the Bahamas is Nassau, which is located on New Providence island. The population of the Bahamas is about 350,000.

The country of Bahamas is in the North America continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 24.3196° N, 76.2765° W.

The neighboring countries of Bahamas are:

maritime boundaries
  1. Cuba
  2. Haiti
  3. United States
  4. Turks and Caicos Islands

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Where is Nassau

  Facts About Bahamas  
Country NameBahamas
ContinentNorth America
Capital and largest cityNassau
Area13,878 km2 (5,358 sq mi ) Water (%) 28%
Population321,834 (2014 Est.)
Lat Long24.453304, -78.076662
Official LanguageEnglish
Calling Code+1 242
Time ZoneEST (UTC−5) Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Airport41 Airports in Bahamas
Neighbour countriesCuba, Haiti, the United States, and Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)
Internet TLD.bs
CurrencyBahamian dollar


Last Updated : June 13, 2015


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