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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
GovernmentParliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Dame Sandra Mason
Freundel Stuart
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Assembly
Independence
• From the United Kingdom
30 November 1966
Area
• Total
439 km2 (169 sq mi) (183rd)
• 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
$15,677[3]
HDI (2015)Steady 0.795[4]
high · 54th
CurrencyBarbadian dollar ($) (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 January 20, 2018


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