National Symbols of Bahamas

Bahamas is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: Cuba, Haiti, United States of America, . The capital of Bahamas is Nassau.

The official language is English and the Bahamian dollar is the currency of the Bahamas. The domain is .bs and the country code is +1.

National day is celebrated on 10 Jul 1973. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Bahamas is no exception.

In Bahamas, Cricket is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Bahamian people. Switcha is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Bahamas. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Marion Bethel represent a national Bahamian symbol.

The country was founded by Lynden Pindling. and Hubert Minnis is the Prime Minister.

In Bahamas the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Bahamian national anthem was written by Timothy Gibson and composed by Timothy Gibson.

Country information

Official name(s) The Bahamas
Alternative name(s) Commonwealth of The Bahamas (official, English)
Regional location Chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba
Country name etymology "Large upper middle island", from the Lucayan name Bahama used by the indigenous Taíno people for the island of Grand Bahama.
Climate Sub-tropical with fairly high mean temperatures and moderate rainfall.
Terrain Long, flat coral formations with some low rounded hills
Population 393,244
National Day 10 Jul 1973
Language(s) English
Religion Christianity, Protestantism, Other Christian
Country code +1
Literacy rate 95%
Currency Bahamian dollar
Capital city Nassau
Domain(TLD) .bs
Ethnicity Afro-Bahamian, European, Mulatto
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Bahamian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 13,878 km2 (5,358 sq mi) (155th)
Timezone UTC−5 (EST)
Average elevation 63 metres (207 feet)
Coastline 3,542 Km
Mains electricity 120 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Bahamas

Flag map of Bahamas

Motto of Bahamas

"Forward, Upward, Onward Together"

National animal of Bahamas

The National animal of Bahamas is Flamingo

National Animal of Bahamas - Flamingo

National flower of Bahamas

The National flower of Bahamas is Yellow Elder. Botanical name is Tecoma Stans.

National flower of Bahamas - Yellow Elder

National bird of Bahamas

The National bird of Bahamas is Flamingo

National bird of Bahamas - Flamingo

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Neighbouring countries of Bahamas

Bahamian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

That which causes merriment and pleasure now will cause grief and sorrow later.

As you give, so shall you receive.

Bullies know exactly who they can abuse.

People are oblivious to their own faults and flaws.

Taking care of a woman only for a next man to enjoy her.

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