The Bahamas /bəˈhɑːməz/, officially the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is a country consisting of more than 3,000 islands, cays, and islets. It is located in the Atlantic Ocean north of Cuba and Hispaniola , northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands, and southeast of the United States . Its land area is 13,939 km , with a population of 353,658. Its capital is Nassau. Geographically, the Bahamas lie in the same island chain as Cuba, Hispaniola and the Turks and Caicos Islands; the designation of Bahamas refers normally to the Commonwealth and not the geographic chain. Originally inhabited by the...
|Official language:||English Language|
|Area:||5,382.3 sq. mi.|
|Form of government:||Constitutional monarchy, Unitary state, Parliamentary system|
|Also known as:||Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Bahama Milletler Topluluğu, Bahama Adaları|