Capital: Nassau

Population: 385,868 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Bahamian Dollar (BSD)

Official Language: English

Unofficial Language: Creole

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Black, White, and others

Largest Cities: Nassau, Lucaya, Freeport

Main Sport: Basketball, Golf, Cricket

Political System: Constitutional Parliamentary Democracy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Majority Rule Day (January 11)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Monday (March 28) 

Whit Monday (May 16)

Randol Fawkes Labour Day (June 3)

Independence Day (July 11)

Emancipation Day (August 1)

National Heroes Day (October 10)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)

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