The Bahamas is a country located in the northern Caribbean, just off the coast of Florida. It consists of over 700 islands, cays, and islets, of which only about 30 are inhabited. The country's official language is English and the currency is the Bahamian dollar. The capital and largest city is Nassau, located on the island of New Providence.
The Bahamas has a tropical climate and is known for its beautiful beaches and clear, turquoise waters. Tourism is the main industry in the country, with visitors coming to enjoy the beaches, water sports, and outdoor activities.
The population of the Bahamas is around 400,000, with most people living on the main islands of New Providence and Grand Bahama. The majority of the population is of African descent, but there is also a significant population of people of European, Asian, and Latin American descent.
The country has a stable, parliamentary democracy with a prime minister as the head of government. The Bahamas is an independent nation but it is also a member of the Commonwealth of Nations.
The country economy is based mainly on tourism and financial services, however, it also has a growing agricultural and fishing industry.
The Bahamas is also known for its rich history and culture, which has been shaped by its location at the crossroads of the Caribbean and the Atlantic. This is reflected in its music, art, and festivals, many of which celebrate the country's African and Caribbean heritage.
|Total Area ||5,358 mi²|
|Ease of Doing Business Rank ||119|
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