GDP Official Exchange Rate (OER is more precise at gauging a countries economic power)

(Estimated 2011): $8.1 billion (US$) or £4.86 billion(GBP)

GDP (OER) Per Capita (per member of the population estimated 2011): (US$) or (GBP)

GDP Purchasing Power Parity (PPP is good for gauging living conditions and use of resources but not as accurate as OER. This data has been calculated based on the sum value of all goods and services produced in the country valued at prices prevailing in the United States)  

(Estimated 2011): $10.81 billion (US$) or £6.486 billion (GBP)

GDP (PPP) Per Capita (per member of the population estimated 2011): $30,900 (US$) or £18,540 (GBP)


Capital of the Bahamas : Nassau

Population (Estimated July 2012): 316,182

Area: 13,878km2 or 5,358mi2

Currency: Bahamian Dollar (BSD)

Official Language: English - Bahamian Dialect

Political Information: Parliamentary Democracy and Constitutional Monarchy

Official Religion: No Official Religion (approximately 67.6% of the population are Protestant, 13.5% are Roman Catholic, 15.2% have other Christian beliefs, 0.8% have other religious beliefs and 2.9% have no or unspecified religious beliefs)

Highest Mountain: Mount Alvernia at 63m or 206ft

Largest River:
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Time Zone (GMT/UTC): - 5:00




Acklins Islands, Berry Islands, Bimini, Black Point, Cat Island, Central Abaco, Central Andros, Central Eleuthera, City of Freeport, Crooked Island and Long Cay, East Grand Bahama, Exuma, Grand Cay, Harbour Island, Hope Town, Inagua, Long Island, Mangrove Cay, Mayaguana, Moore's Island, North Abaco, North Andros, North Eleuthera, Ragged Island, Rum Cay, San Salvador, South Abaco, South Andros, South Eleuthera, Spanish Wells, West Grand Bahama


Leaders: Monarch is Queen Elizabeth II represented by Governor General Sir Arthur Foulkes; Prime Minister Hubert Ingraham

Sources: CIA World Fact Book, Encyclopaedia Britannica,

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