The Bahamas

By:Kaden Edge

This is the flag of the Bahamas. Its blue and yellow. The blue represents the ocean of the Bahamas and the yellow represents the sun as well as the sandy beaches.

the Location

The Bahamas is nearly close to Miami,Florida. The Bahamas is a small Island in the ocean. The capitol of Bahamas is Nassau and  it is also the largest city.The total area of the Bahamas is 5,358 square miles. It's geographic coordinates are  25 05N,77 21 W.The important cities of Bahamas are Nassau, Freeport, Georgetown, Governors Harbour, Marsh Harbour, and Stella Marries. These are the important cities of Bahamas.

The Land

The land in the Bahamas is sandy and their is a lot of water. The water is very clear and you can see the bottom of the ocean. The islands, made up of mostly of limestone and coral,Fresh water is taken from rainfall navigation is hazardous, and many of the outer islands are uninhabited and undeveloped, although steps have been taken to improve transportation facilities.

Economy

This is the Bahama's One Dollar Bill.

Imports

The Bahamas mainly imports boats, fuel, oil, paintings, iron and steel, vehicles and furniture. The Bahamas’ main imports partners is the United States, Switzerland and France.

Exports

The Bahamas mainly exports fuel, boats, drinks, shellfish, paintings. The Bahamas’ main exports partner is the United States others are Canada, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Turks and Caicos Islands, Mexico and the United Kingdom

Tourist Attraction

One tourist attraction in the Bahamas is the Atlantis Paradise Resort.

Government

The Bahamas government is a Parliamentary constitutional democracy. The Bahamas is one of the most politically stable countries in the world. Our constitution is based on the Westminster Model: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, The Executive Branch, The Legislative Branch, and Judicial Branch.Parliament constitutes our Legislative Branch, which is made up of  Senate and a House of Assembly.  To the provision of our Constitution, Parliament may make laws for peace, order and good government.

Interesting Facts

National Bird: Flamingo

National Fish: Blue Marlin

National Flower: Yellow Elder

Their are about 700 islands and 2,400 uninhabited islets and cays lying 50 mi off the east coast of Florida.

Only about 30 of the islands are inhabited

Important Holidays

January 10th: Majority Rule Day

(varies) Good Friday.

(varies) Easter Monday.

(varies) White Monday.

June 7: Labour Day.

July 10: Independence Day.

People

This is a picture of the people in Bahamas. (its a school picture).The official language is English.

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