by: Aileen Ham
Bahamas is made up of about 700 islands and 2,500 cays. It is in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, and Northeast of Cuba. Bahamas is mostly flat and the highest point is Mt. Alvernia. It contains wetlands, forests, and blue holes (underwater caves). There are no rivers.
Leader: Prime Minister Perry Christie
Currency: Bahamian dollar
Economic system: capitalism
Cities and Towns
The Bahamas Flag
It is also known as "Hog Island." Paradise Island includes beaches, water parks, and golf courses.
They are known for their sandy beaches.
Little San Salvador Island
It is a beautiful island where you can go snorkling, parasailing, and jetski.