Barbados



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Island Description


Barbados, in the eastern Caribbean, is an independent island nation within the British Commonwealth. Bridgetown, the capital, is a cruise-ship stop with shopping, colonial buildings and one of the Western Hemisphere’s oldest synagogues. Barbadian traditions range from afternoon tea and cricket (the national sport) to pursuits such as scuba diving at Dottins Reef and golfing on designer oceanside courses.

Island Key Facts


Official Name: Barbados
Capital: Bridgetown
Area: 431 km²
Continent: North America
Population: 284,644
Languages: English
Currency: Barbadian Dollar (XCD)





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