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Fast Facts About Barbados
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Here are some fast facts about Barbados that may help you with planning your Barbados vacation….

General Facts On Barbados:

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• Location: 13.10 N, 59.32 W

• Climate: Tropical

• Time Zone: GMT/UTC -4

• Official Language: English

• Literacy: 99.7%

• Nationality: Barbadian / Bajan

• Population: 280,000

• Size: 430 sq km (166 sq miles)

• Coastline: 97 km

• Highest Point: Mount Hillaby (336m / 1,100 feet)

• Capital: Bridgetown, St.Michael

• Currency: The Barbadain Dollar BBD ( $1.00US = $1.98BDS )

• Food And Beverage Tax: 15% Value Added Tax

• Religion: Protestant 67% / Roman Catholic 4% / None 17% / Other 12%




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• Ethnic Groups: Black 90% / White 4% / Asian and mixed 6%

• Independence: November 30, 1966 from the UK

• Electricity: 110 Volts, 50Hz AC / 100% Fossil Fuel

• Country Area Code: 246

• Legal System: English Common Law

• Industries: Tourism / Sugar / Light Manufacturing

• Airports: 1 (Grantley Adams International Airport)

• Roadways: 1,600km









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