Bahamas's flagLocation: West Indies
Official name: Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1973 / 1973
Capital city: Nassau
Population: 300,000 / 78 people per sq mile (30 people per sq km)
Total land area: 5382 square miles (13,940 square km)
Language(s) spoken: English (official language), English Creole, French Creole
Main religions: Baptist 32%, Anglican 20%, Roman Catholic 19%, Other 17%, Methodist 6%, Church of God 6%
Ethnic mix: Black African 85%, European 12%, Asian and Hispanic 3%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Bahamian dollar = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 96%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2701 kilocalories

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