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  1. The Bahamas Tary Ann Tarud 8 Computer Elective

  2. Index • Government • Location • Nassau • Major Cities • Climate • Population, Area, Currency • Languages & Religions • Activities

  3. Government Type of Government • Constitutional Monarchy Monarch • Queen Elizabeth II Governor General • Arthur Dion Hanna Prime Minister • Humbert A. Ingraham

  4. Location • Bimini is the gateway to Bahamas • Abaco is to the east • Great Inagua to the southeast • Nassau lies on the island of New Providence

  5. Nassau • It’s Bahamas' capital • 80% of the entire population of Bahamas • Considered a historical stronghold of pirates

  6. Major Cities Great Inagua Abaco Grand Bahama

  7. Climate • Subtropical • In winter moderated by waters of the Gulf Stream • Hurricanes in summer and autumn

  8. Population, Area, Currency Population • 2007 - 330, 549 • 1990 – 254,685 Area • 13,878 km2 • 5,358 sq m • 28% water Currency • Dollar

  9. Languages & Religions • The spoken language is English Religions • Baptists • Anglicans • Protestants • Roman Catholics • Other Religions

  10. Activities • Lucayan Jet Ski Island Tour • Nassau SUB Bahamas Adventure • LucayanParasailing

  11. Lucayan Jet Ski Island Tour • Go through the shoreline of Lucayan in a watercraft • Tour guides will lead you to see some species such as: • dolphins • manta rays • sea turtles • birds

  12. Nassau SUB Bahamas Adventure • Underwater cruise with your own submarine • Interact with tropical fish and living coral • In groups, each person with its submarine

  13. Lucayan Parasailing • Marvel at the bird's eye view of the island • Combines powerboat riding, parachuting, hot air ballooning and hand gliding all in one tour • 300 ft above the island

  14. Sources www.bestonbahamas.com www.wikipedia.com www.bahamastourcenter.com