The official language is English and the Barbados Dollar is the currency of the Barbados. The domain is .BB and the country code is +246.
National day is celebrated on 30 Nov 1966. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Barbados is no exception.
In Barbados, Cricket is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Barbadian people. Mauby is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Barbados. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Edward Kamau Brathwaite represent a national Barbadian symbol.
The country was founded by Errol Barrow. and Mia Mottley is the Prime Minister.
In Barbados the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 115 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.
The Barbadian national anthem was written by Irving Burgie and composed by C. Van Roland Edwards.
|Alternative name(s)||Barbados (official, English)|
|Regional location||Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela|
|Country name etymology||"Bearded ones", from the Portuguese As Barbadas, corrected from earlier Barbata, Barbuda, S. Barduda, & Barbadoes.|
|Climate||Tropical; rainy season (June to October)|
|Terrain||Relatively flat; rises gently to central highland region|
|National Day||30 Nov 1966|
|Ethnicity||Afro-Barbadian, Euro-Barbadian & Multiracial|
|Head of government||Prime Minister|
|Driving side||Drive on the Left-hand side|
|Total area||439 km2 (169 sq mi)|
|Average elevation||590.5 and 787 ft|
|Mains electricity||115 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Barbados is Exocoetidae
The National flower of Barbados is Pride of Barbados. Botanical name is Poinciana Pulcherrima.
The National bird of Barbados is Pelecanus occidentalis
It is better to verify than to assume. Your reward or punishment is in line with your actions. You are judged by the company you keep. Necessity or hard times forces people to do strange things. People of limited means can improve themselves by working together and combining resources. The final straw breaks the camel's back - Doing something once too many can cause disaster. Talking too much gets one in trouble. Simple or minor annoyances may build up to cause major damage.