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Flag Description

three equal horizontal bands of aquamarine (top), gold, and aquamarine, with a black equilateral triangle based on the hoist side; the band colors represent the golden beaches of the islands surrounded by the aquamarine sea; black represents the vigor and force of a united people, while the pointing triangle indicates the enterprise and determination of the Bahamian people to develop the rich resources of land and sea

Independence / Republic Days
Independence from the United Kingdom : July 10, 1973


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Calling code

Bahamian dollar (BSD)

Geographic Coordinates
25°4'N 77°20'W

Official languages

chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba

Geographic coordinates

24 15 N, 76 00 W

Map references
Central America and the Caribbean

total: 13,880 sq km
country comparison to the world: 161
land: 10,010 sq km
water: 3,870 sq km

Area - comparative
slightly smaller than Connecticut

3,542 km

Maritime claims
territorial sea: 12 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

Elevation extremes
lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Mount Alvernia on Cat Island 63 m

noun: Bahamian(s)
adjective: Bahamian

English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)

National symbol(s)
blue marlin; flamingo

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