Overview - Bahamas

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Capital:Nassau
Area:13,940 km²
Population:303,770 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants).
Religion(s):Baptist - 35.4%, Anglican - 15.1%, Roman Catholic - 13.5%, Pentecostal - 8.1%, Church of God - 4.8%, Methodist - 4.2%, other Christian - 15.2%, others - 3,7 p. 100.
Ethnic Group(s):Black 85%, White 12%, Asian and Hispanic 3%.