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Official NameThe Commonwealth of The Bahamas
Country Meaning(Land of Shallow Sea)
MottoForward, Upward, Onward Together (Official)
AnthemMarch On, Bahamaland ()
Population393,450 (0.01% of the world)
LanguagesEnglish (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)
Alpha Code »BS / BHS
Internet Domain
Currency Symbol Bahamian dollar ($ BSD)
Central Bank »Central Bank of The Bahamas
Calling Codes+1 242
Area Total Area: 13,943 km2 (5,383 sq mi)
Land: 10,010 km2 (3,860 sq mi)
Water: 3,870 km2 (1,490 sq mi)
ContinentNorth America
RegionCaribbean Latin America and the Caribbean
Lat/Long25.0342800, -77.3962800
Timezone1 timezone(s)