Facts About Barbados

Facts About Barbados

Barbados is an island in the Caribbean Sea located in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela.

  • Language: English

  • Currency: Barbados Dollar (BD$)

  • Population: 284,589 (As of July 2009 est.)

  • Land Size: 430 square kilometers

  • Capital: Bridgetown

  • Borders: No borders

  • Industries:
    Include tourism, sugar, light manufacturing, and component assembly for export. Agriculture: Include sugarcane, vegetables, and cotton.

  • Land divisions: None
    Barbados has 11 parishes and 1 city*; Bridgetown*, Christ Church, Saint Andrew, Saint George, Saint James, Saint John, Saint Joseph, Saint Lucy, Saint Michael, Saint Peter, Saint Philip, and Saint Thomas.

  • Major Cities:
    Bridgetown, Speightstown, Oistins, Bathsheba, Holetown, Crab Hill, Blackmans, Greenland, and Hillaby.

    Caribbean Countries  | Caribbean Map  | Barbados Flag  | Map of Barbados

    Paises del Caribe  | Mapa del Caribe  | Bandera de Barbados  | Mapa de Barbados


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