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1. BAHAMAS Katheryn T 2. Map <ul><li>Latitude 3 North </li></ul><ul><li>Longitude C West </li></ul>. 3. 4 Things You…
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  • 1. BAHAMAS Katheryn T
  • 2. Map <ul><li>Latitude 3 North </li></ul><ul><li>Longitude C West </li></ul>.
  • 3. 4 Things You Should Know <ul><li>Population: 307,451 people in 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Total Area: 5,382 sq. miles, 13,940 sq. km. </li></ul><ul><li>Capital City: Nassau </li></ul><ul><li>Official Language: English </li></ul>
  • 4. THE BAHAMAS FLAG <ul><li>Colors on the Bahamas flag are blue, black, and yellow </li></ul>
  • 5. FOOD <ul><li>Chief crops in Bahamas are vegetables and citrus </li></ul><ul><li>Live stock is 750 cattle 3 million chicken 14,500 pigs 5,000 sheep amount of fish they catch is 10,732 metric tons. </li></ul>
  • 6. LANGUAGE THEY SPEAK <ul><li>People in Bahamas speak English. But the Haitian immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>speak Creole. </li></ul>
  • 7. POPULATION <ul><li>Population of the people in Bahamas was 307,451 people in the year 2008. </li></ul>
  • 8. HISTORY <ul><li>Became a British colony in 1717. Spin gave up its claim to the islands in 1783, under treaty of Paris. After the Revolutionary war, in America, British came from the United States and settled in The Bahamas. </li></ul>
  • 9. SCHOOL <ul><li>People in Bahamas go to school from age 5-16 percent that go to school is 95.6% </li></ul>
  • 10. GOVERNMENT <ul><li>Government Type: Independent commonwealth Head of state: Queen Elizabeth ll </li></ul>
  • 11. LAND AND CLIMATE <ul><li>Climate during winter: 72 F in summer: 85 F Land: nearly 700 islands long narrow strips of lime stone, thin layer of stony soil pine forests cover many parts of islands </li></ul>
  • 12. MONEY <ul><li>Bahamian dollar one hundred cents equal one dollar </li></ul>
  • 13. PEOPLE <ul><li>Blacks make up four – fifths of population . Rest are either whites or mulattoes (persons of mixed black and white ancestry.) </li></ul>
  • 14. The Bahamas .
  • 15. Bibliography <ul><li>The bibliography for this power point was written out and handed in to Ms. Olson separately. </li></ul>
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