Capital: Bridgetown

Population: 287,390 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Barbadian Dollar (BBD)

Official Language: English

Unofficial Language: Bajan (Creole)

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Black, White, East Indian, Mixed, and others

Largest Cities: Bridgetown, Speightstown

Main Sport: Cricket, Basketball, Football

Political System: Parliamentary Democracy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Errol Barrow Day (January 21)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Monday (March 28)

National Heroes Day (April 28)

May Day (May 2)

Whit Monday (May 16)

Kadooment Day (August 1)

Emancipation Day (August 2)

Independence Day (November 30)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)

Public Holiday (December 27)

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