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Commonwealth of The Bahamas (Bahamas)


Also known as: Bahamas (Deutsch, español, Italiano, Português), les Bahamas (français), Bahamy (polski), 巴哈馬 (正體中文), バハマ (日本語), Insulae Bahamenses (latine)

Continent: Central America

Capital: Nassau

Population: 300,000

Area: 10,070 km²

Religions: Baptist 32%, Anglican 20%, Roman Catholic 19%, Methodist 6%, Church of God 6%, other Protestant 12%, none or unknown 3%, other 2%

Languages: English (official), Creole (among Haitian immigrants)

Motto: Forward, Upward, Onward Together (English)

Neighbouring Countries: USA USA, ↗ Bermuda Bermuda, → Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands, ↓ Cuba Cuba

Circumscriptions (1): Metr. Archdioceses (1)

Roman Rite (1): Nassau

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Apostolic Nunciature: Bahamas Archbishop Nicola Girasoli (57)

Conference of Bishops: Antilles Episcopal Conference (A.E.C.) Link Archbishop Patrick Christopher Pinder (61)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Archbishop Carlos Aguiar Retes (65)

as of 2015.01.10

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