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Capitalnombre: Nassau
coordenadas geográficas: 25 05 N, 77 21 W
diferencia de tiempo: UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins second Sunday in March; ends first Sunday in November
División administrativa31 districts; Acklins Islands, Berry Islands, Bimini, Black Point, Cat Island, Central Abaco, Central Andros, Central Eleuthera, City of Freeport, Crooked Island and Long Cay, East Grand Bahama, Exuma, Grand Cay, Harbour Island, Hope Town, Inagua, Long Island, Mangrove Cay, Mayaguana, Moore's Island, North Abaco, North Andros, North Eleuthera, Ragged Island, Rum Cay, San Salvador, South Abaco, South Andros, South Eleuthera, Spanish Wells, West Grand Bahama
Independencia10 Julio 1973 (from the UK)
Feriado nacionalDía de la Independencia, 10 Julio (1973)
Constituciónprevious 1964 (preindependence); latest adoptada 20 Junio 1973, efectiva 10 Julio 1973; modificada many times, last in 2016 (2016)
Sufragio18 años de edad; universal
Poder Executivojefe de estado: Queen ELIZABETH II (desde 6 February 1952); represented by Governor General Dame Marguerite PINDLING (desde 8 July 2014)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Hubert MINNIS (desde 11 May 2017)
cabinet: Cabinet appointed by governor general on recommendation of prime minister
elections/appointments: the monarchy is hereditary; governor general appointed by the monarch; following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party or majority coalition usually appointed prime minister by the governor general; the prime minister recommends the deputy prime minister

Fuente: CIA World Factbook
A menos que sea indicado, toda la información en esta página es correcta hasta Julio 9, 2017