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The capital of the Bahamas is [[Nassau]], and the official language is [[English]].
 
The capital of the Bahamas is [[Nassau]], and the official language is [[English]].
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Revision as of 21:16, 14 October 2007

Commonwealth of the Bahamas
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Flag of the Bahamas.png
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Flag Coat of Arms
Capital Nassau
Government Parliamentary democracy (Constitutional monarchy)
Language English (official)
Monarch Queen Elizabeth II
Prime minister Hubert Ingraham
Area 5,358 sq mi
Population 323,0001 (2003)
GDP per capita $17,843 (2005)
Currency dollar

The Commonwealth of the Bahamas is a nation of some 700 islands and 2,000 cays located in the western Atlantic Ocean; its closest neighbors are Florida (United States) to the west, and Cuba to the south.

The capital of the Bahamas is Nassau, and the official language is English.