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Barbados
Motto: "Pride and Industry"
Location of Barbados
Capital
and largest city
Bridgetown
13°06′N59°37′W / 13.100°N 59.617°W / 13.100; -59.617
Official languagesEnglish
Recognised regional languagesBajan
Ethnic groups(2010[1])
Religion
  • 74.6% Christian
  • 4.8% other
  • 20.6% none / unspecified[1]
Demonym
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Assembly
Independence
• from the United Kingdom
30 November 1966
Area
• Total
439 km2 (169 sq mi) (200th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2010 census
277,821[2] (181st)
• Density
660/km2 (1,709.4/sq mi) (15th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$4.663 billion[3]
• Per capita
$16,669[3] (73rd)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$4.385 billion[3]
• Per capita
$15,677[3]
HDI (2014)Steady 0.785[4]
high · 57th
CurrencyBarbadian dollar ($) (BBD)
Time zoneEastern Caribbean(UTC-4)
• Summer (DST)
not observed (UTC-4)
Drives on theleft[5]
Calling code+1-246
ISO 3166 codeBB
Internet TLD.bb

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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