The Bahamas

By: Taylor Chadderdon

The Flag

Some Country Information

Area-13,939 square km 242 is the area code and is made up of 700 islands


Capital-Nassau


National Anthem- March On Bahama-land


Terrain- Flat Terrain Some Low Hills


Climate- Hot but Storm Season, Tropical Marine. Look Below For A Chart.


Population-347,176 In 2011 The 2013 Census Is Not Taken Yet.


Ethnic Group- Black 85% White 12% Hispanic And Asians 3%


Languages-English


Major Industries- almost entirely dependent on tourism and financial services to generate foreign exchange earnings.


Agriculture- They have infertile soils so they normally go with tree or bush fruits or vegetables like bananas or coconuts.


NATIONAL ANTHEM BAHAMAS

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Currency- Bahamian Dollar


Major Religion-Baptist 35.4%, Anglican 15.1%, Roman Catholic 13.5%, Pentecostal 8.1%, Church of God 4.8%, Methodist 4.2%, other Christian 15.2%, none or unspecified 2.9%, other 0.8% Census Taken In 2000


Two Historical Facts- The Arawak Indians Were The First Inhabitants Of The Bahamas.The name "Bahamas" comes from the Spanish baja mar meaning shallow sea, and is an archipelago of over 700 islands stretching over 258,998 square km in the western Atlantic Ocean.


Type Of Government-constitutional parliamentary democracy


Famous Actor From The Bahamas- Shakara Lendard Starred In Raising Helen, The Defender, Full Clip And Others


Famous Singer From The Bahamas-Raymond John


Famous Athlete From The Bahamas- Debbie Ferguson


Country's President/Leader-Chief Executive Hubert Ingraham Term Is 5 Years


History+Symbolism+ Colors Of Country’s Flag- Picture Of Flag Is Above. Black Triangle Represents Unity, Gold Stands For The Sand And Blue Represents The Water.


Famous Artist- Amos Ferguson February 28 1920- October 19 2009 he was 89 when died


Famous Piece Of Art From Artist ( Artist Listed Above)- ''The Eagle Feeding The Young Ones''


Three Cities That Are Not The Capital- Long Island, Free Port, Exumas


Five Things From Each City That Might Attract Tourists (Cities Listed Above)-

*Long Island 1. Dean's Blue Hole 2. Cape Santa Maria 3. Dead Mans Cay Cave 4. Crooked island Caves 5. Shark Reef

*Free Port 1. Tanio Beach Ferry 2. Garden Of The Groves 3. Count Basie Square 4. Taino Beach 5. Barbary Beach

*Exumas 1. Exuma wall 2. Lee Stocking Island 3.Stocking Island 4. Exumas Cays Land And Sea Park 5. Rolle Town Tombs