Bahamas, The

Where is it?

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Geography

    

Continent:
North America
Area:
13,940 sq km OR 5,382 sq mi
Coastline:
3,542 km OR 2,201 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: 0 m OR 0 ft
highest point: 63 m OR 207 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
388,019 (2010)
Population growth rate:
1.21% (2010)
Population density:
28 per sq km OR 72 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 82.90%
Rural: 17.10%
Life Expectancy:
71.18 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
13.49 (2010)
Birth Rate:
15.3 per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
6.1 per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
95.60% (2010)
Male Literacy:
94.70% (2010)
Female Literacy:
96.50% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
Nassau
Official Language(s):
English

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$25,100
Currency:
Bahamian Dollar

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