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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 Creole
Ethnic groups
(2010[1])
Religion
Demonym(s)
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Sandra Mason
Mia Mottley
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Assembly
Independence
• From the United Kingdom
30 November 1966
Area
• Total
439 km2 (169 sq mi) (183rd)
• Water (%)
Negligible
Population
• 2019 estimate
287,025[2] (182nd)
• 2010 census
277,821[3]
• Density
660/km2 (1,709.4/sq mi) (15th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$5.398 billion
• Per capita
$18,798[4]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$5.207 billion
• Per capita
$18,133[4]
HDI (2018)Steady 0.813[5]
very high · 56th
CurrencyBarbadian dollar ($) (BBD)
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
Driving sideleft[6]
Calling code+1-246
ISO 3166 codeBB
Internet TLD.bb

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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