Located southeast of Florida on an island chain in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Bahamas is the one hundred and sixty-first largest country in the world; its inhabitants account for about 0.07 percent of North America's population. The Bahamas' population density is about 65 persons per square mile. The country is officially known as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, and two-thirds of its residents live on New Providence island, in the capital city of Nassau.
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World Bank statistical data and graphs about economic and social development patterns in The Bahamas. Data includes topics such as GNI per capita, school enrollment, and life expectancy.
The Bahamas lie fifty miles off the coast of Florida and are a popular vacation destination for travelers. Learn more and find travel and tourism links for planning a Caribbean getaway.
The Turks and Caicos Islands comprise 40 islands and cays; only eight of them are inhabited. Located southeast of Florida below the Bahamas, the islands are becoming an offshore investment center.
A young, Native American woman with long black hair and a pink scarf smiles into the camera, with the blue ocean behind her. Visitors to North America can choose to visit various countries, depending upon the type of experience they are looking for.