The Bahamas Facts
Government Type: Constitutional parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm
Total Area: 5,359 Square Miles
13,880 Square Kilometers
Location: chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba
Language: English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)
English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants).
The Bahamian People
Bahamians are very friendly people who respect family and seniority. When meeting someone in the Bahamas it is proper etiquette to offer a handshake. Hugs and kissing and the informality of using first names is shown for friends and family.
Where to find more out about The Bahamas
Bahamas Travel Guide
Nassau Guardian Newspaper