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Political Map of The Bahamas


Important locations like New Providence, Great Inagua and Grand Bahama are clearly shown on the Bahamas political map. It also shows neighboring geographic entities like Cuba and the Atlantic Ocean.


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Description: The Bahamas Political map showing the international boundary, 31 districts boundaries with their capitals and national capital. Disclaimer








The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is a country located in the Atlantic Ocean. As the Bahamas Political Map shows, the nation lies to the north of Cuba and Hispaniola, north-west of the Turks and Caicos Islands, and south-east of the United States.

The country covers an area of 5,358 square miles. It comprises 29 islands, 661 cays, and 2,387 islets.

The Bahamas political map shows the various islands that make up the nation. The national capital, Nassau is clearly represented in the map. The capital city is located on New Providence Island. The major islands are: Acklins, Berry Islands, Cat Island, Harbour Island, and Grand Cay.

Acklins
The island group named Acklins is one of the many Bahamian districts. It is located in Bight of Acklins, which may be described as a thin lagoon. The American loyalists were among the earliest Europeans to have settled in the islands.

Berry Islands
The total area encompassed by the Bahamian island chain named Berry Islands is 30 square miles. It is located in the northwestern region in Out Islands. There are almost 30 islands in the region that is also inclusive of more than a 100 cays.

Cat Island
Cat Island is a part of the central Bahaman region. It is home to Mount Alvernia, which has a height of 206 feet. It also houses a monastery named The Hermitage. John Hawes, who was also known as Brother Jerome, is credited with setting up these buildings.

East Grand Bahama
East Grand Bahama is among the 32 districts in the Caribbean country. Its regional government is headquartered at High Rock, which can be called a comparatively smaller town.

Grand Cay
Grand Cay is a part of the Abaco Islands group located in a southern route from Walkers. It is a top tourist destination with Rosie's Place being the numero uno attraction. Besides, tourists can also get their hands on delicacies like cracked conch, lobster gill, turtle steak and grilled grouper.

Besides, critical areas such as New Providence, Great Inagua and Grand Bahama are also exhibited on the political map of Bahamas.

Bahamas is a parliamentary democracy and Queen Elizabeth II is the head of the state. She is represented by the Governor-General; Arthur Foulkes is the current Governor-General of the nation. Hubert Ingraham is the current Prime Minister of the Bahamas.

DistrictPop-1953Pop-1990Area(km.²)Area(mi.²)Chief town
Abaco3,40710,0611,681649Marsh Harbour
Acklins Island1,273428389150Masons Bay
Andros7,1368,1555,9572,300Nicholls' Town
Berry Islands3276343112Bullocks Harbor
Biminis1,3251,638239Alice Town
Cat Island3,2011,678388150Arthur's Town
Cay Lobos525187Cay Lobos
Crooked Island83642323892Colonel Hill
Eleuthera6,0709,300518200Governor's Harbour
Exuma2,9193,539290112Georgetown
Grand Bahama4,09541,0351,373530Freeport
Harbour Island840(a)42Dunmore Town
Inagua9999851,671645Matthew Town
Long Cay80(b)239Albert Town
Long Island3,7553,107448173Clarence Town
Mayaguana61530811042Abraham's Bay
New Providence46,125171,54220780Nassau
Ragged Island32089239Duncan Town
Rum Cay133(c)7830Port Nelson
San Salvador69453916363Cockburn Town
Spanish Wells686(a)10Spanish Wells


Last Updated On : October 10, 2012

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