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The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is a sovereign nation that gained its independence on July 10, 1973. Prior to that time, the Bahamas was a British colony for 325 years. Its constitution establishes a parliamentary democr... More »

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The capital of the Bahamas is Nassau. Nassau is located on the island of New Providence and is home to 70 percent of the population of the Bahamas. More »

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The natural resources of the Bahamas include salt, aragonite, timber and arable land. Aragonite is one of two naturally occurring crystalline forms of calcium carbonate and is present due to the coral on the islands. The... More »

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The Bahamas are located in the North Atlantic ocean. The islands are located southeast of the state of Florida and northeast of Cuba. More »

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The island country of the Bahamas stretches southward from 50 miles off the southeastern coast of Florida. The nation consists of more than 700 islands covering more than 5,000 square miles of land across 100,000 square ... More »

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The Bahamas is renowned for its relaxing ambiance that features a wide array of natural and man-made attractions, such as its numerous islands, stellar beaches, nature reserves, parks and museums. San Salvador, an island... More »

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