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Bahamas

Bahamas
  • Capital

    Capital

    Nassau

  • Local time

    Local time

    2:08

  • Population

    Population

    391 790

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1-242

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ BSD (dollar)

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Bahamas

Bahamas
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Nassau

  • Local time

    Local time

    2:08

  • Population

    Population

    391 790

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1-242

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ BSD (dollar)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 3 025

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.05 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 292mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    13 940 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    13%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    51%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    1%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    937 476

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    black - 85 %
    white - 12 %
    Asian and Hispanic - 3 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Baptist - 35 %
    Anglican - 15 %
    Roman Catholic - 14 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    English
    Creole

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    1 300

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    4.2 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    13.2%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    18 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    3.3%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    tourism, banking, cement, oil transshipment, salt, rum, aragonite, pharmaceuticals

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    citrus, vegetables, poultry

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    salt, aragonite, timber, arable land

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    salt, aragonite, timber, arable land

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    1%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    2 417kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    119 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    112

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What not to do when visiting Bahamas

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Marker Bahamas
Business & Communication

Don't call the locals by their first names - they are very formal when it comes to strangers and address the people by last names, unless considered as close friend.

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Marker Bahamas
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Don't get uptight with jokes - Bahamians have great sense of humour and won't hesitate to crack jokes at your expense.

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Don't wear beachwear outside the beach.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The word “Bahamas” derives from the Taino word meaning “Big Upper Middle Land.”.

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Don't be surprised locals use verses from the Bible during speeches - most Bahamians take religion seriously and are devout Christians.

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Business & Communication

Don't go out without having some cash on hand.

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Don't leave anything on the plate when eating at someone's house, so you don't appear wasteful.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't leave your drink unattended at the bar or accept drinks from strangers. It might get some special blends in, so you won't remember anything from that night.

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Don't sit under a ripe coconut tree - better to be safe than sorry, falling coconuts kill 150 people each year.

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Business & Communication

Don't take pictures of locals without permission.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't dive or snorkel without a floating marker on water.

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Business & Communication

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Don't forget to negotiate your taxi ride price before you take it.

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Don't really look for a deal - things are not that cheap in Caribbean.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget coral-safe sunscreen - if you go to water excursions, some of them may not allow you to join without coral-safe sunscreen.

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