Area: 13,878 km2 (5,358 sq miles)
Capital City: Nassau
Population: 391,232 (2016 estimate)
Official Languages: English, Bahamianese
Boarding Countries: None (Island)
Coastline: 3,542 km (2,201 miles)
Currency: Bahamian Dollar (BSD), US Dollar is widely accepted.
Government: Constitutional Monarchy
The climate is pleasantly subtropical, with an average winter temperature of 23°c (73°f) and an average summer temperature of 27°c (81°f). Rainfall averages 127 cm (50 in) and there are occasional hurricanes.