Barbados
English: Barbados

Barbados
Banner o Barbados
Banner
Coat o airms
Motto: "Pride and Industry"
Anthem: In Plenty and In Time of Need
Ryal anthem: God Save the Queen
Location o Barbados
CaipitalBridgetown
13°06′N 59°37′W / 13°06′N 59°37′W / 13.100; -59.617
Lairgest ceetycapital
Offeecial leidsInglis
Recognised regional languagesBajan Creole
Ethnic groups (2010[1])
  • 90.4% Black
  • 4.1% Multiracial
  • 3.7% White
  • 1.3% Indie
  • 0.4% ither/unspecified
Releegion
Demonym
  • Barbadian
  • Bajan (colloquial)
GovrenmentPairlamentar democracy unner constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
• Govrenor-General
Dame Sandra Mason
• Prime Meenister
Freundel Stuart
LegislaturPairlament
• Upper house
Senate
• Lower house
Hoose o Assemmly
Unthirldom
• Frae the Unitit Kinrick
30 November 1966
Aurie
• Total
439 km2 (169 sq mi) (183rd)
• Water (%)
Negligible
Population
• 2010 census
277,821[2] (181st)
• Density
660/km2 (1,709.4/sq mi) (15t)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$4.663 billion[3]
• Per capita
$16,669[3] (73rd)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Tot
$4.385 billion[3]
• Per capita
$15,677[3]
HDI (2015)Steady 0.795[4]
heich · 54t
CurrencyBarbadian dollar ($) (BBD)
Time zoneUTC−4 (Eastren Caribbean)
• Summer (DST)
UTC−4 (Nae observed)
Drivin sidecaur[5]
Cawin code+1 -246
ISO 3166 codeBB
Internet TLD.bb

Barbados (pronounced /bɑrˈbeɪdɒs, bɑrˈbeɪdoʊs/ (deprecatit template)) is an island naition o the Lesser Antilles, 34 kilometres (21 mi) in length an as muckle as 23 kilometres (14 mi) in width, amoontin tae 431 square kilometres (166 sq mi). It is situatit in the wastren aurie o the North Atlantic Ocean an 100 kilometres (62 mi) east o the Windward Islands an the Caribbean Sea;[6][7] therein, it is about 168 kilometres (104 mi) east o the islands of Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines, an 400 kilometres (250 mi) north-east o Trinidad an Tobago. Barbados is ootside o the principal Atlantic hurricane belt.

Pairlament o Barbados an National Heroes Square

Ance a Portuguese territorial possession kent as Os Barbados, in 1625 it became an Inglis, an later a Breetish, colony. The island haes an estimated population o 275,338 fowk, wi aroond 80,000 livin in or aroond Bridgetown, the lairgest ceety an the kintra's caipital.[8] In 1966, Barbados became an independent naition an Commonweel realm, retainin Queen Elizabeth II as Heid o State. Barbados is ane o the Caribbean's leadin tourist destinations an is the maist developed island in the region, wi an HDI number o 0.788.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Barbados CIA World Factbook
  2. "Barbados – General Information". GeoHive. Retrieved 16 December 2013. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Barbados, International Monetary Fund.
  4. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 
  5. "Barbados". 29 August 2006. Archived frae the oreeginal on 15 October 2007.  (fco.gov.uk), updated 5 June 2006.
  6. Chapter 4 - The Windward Islands and Barbados - U.S. Library of Congress
  7. "Barbados country profile". BBC News. July 23, 2011. Retrieved 28 April 2011. 
  8. Staff (2008). "Places of interest - BRIDGETOWN". Government of Barbados. 


Other Languages
Afrikaans: Barbados
Alemannisch: Barbados
አማርኛ: ባርቤዶስ
aragonés: Barbados
Ænglisc: Barbados
العربية: باربادوس
asturianu: Barbados
Aymar aru: Barbados
azərbaycanca: Barbados
تۆرکجه: باربادوس
башҡортса: Барбадос
Boarisch: Barbados
žemaitėška: Barbaduosos
Bikol Central: Barbados
беларуская: Барбадас
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Барбадас
български: Барбадос
भोजपुरी: बारबाडोस
བོད་ཡིག: བར་བ་ཌོ་སི།
বিষ্ণুপ্রিয়া মণিপুরী: বার্বাডোস
brezhoneg: Barbados
bosanski: Barbados
буряад: Барбадос
català: Barbados
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Barbados
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Barbados
нохчийн: Барбадос
Cebuano: Barbados
ᏣᎳᎩ: ᏆᏇᏙᏍ
کوردی: باربادۆس
qırımtatarca: Barbados
čeština: Barbados
Cymraeg: Barbados
dansk: Barbados
Deutsch: Barbados
Zazaki: Barbados
dolnoserbski: Barbados
डोटेली: बार्बाडोस
ދިވެހިބަސް: ބާބަޑޮސް
eʋegbe: Barbados
Ελληνικά: Μπαρμπάντος
English: Barbados
Esperanto: Barbado
español: Barbados
eesti: Barbados
euskara: Barbados
estremeñu: Barbaus
فارسی: باربادوس
suomi: Barbados
Võro: Barbados
føroyskt: Barbados
français: Barbade
arpetan: Barbâda
Nordfriisk: Barbados
Frysk: Barbados
Gaeilge: Barbadós
Gagauz: Barbados
Gàidhlig: Barbados
galego: Barbados
Avañe'ẽ: Varvado
गोंयची कोंकणी / Gõychi Konknni: बार्बाडोस
Gaelg: Barbados
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Barbados
עברית: ברבדוס
हिन्दी: बारबाडोस
Fiji Hindi: Barbados
hrvatski: Barbados
hornjoserbsce: Barbados
Kreyòl ayisyen: Lababad
magyar: Barbados
հայերեն: Բարբադոս
interlingua: Barbados
Bahasa Indonesia: Barbados
Interlingue: Barbados
Igbo: Barbados
Ilokano: Barbados
íslenska: Barbados
italiano: Barbados
日本語: バルバドス
Patois: Baabiedoz
Jawa: Barbadhos
ქართული: ბარბადოსი
Qaraqalpaqsha: Barbados
Taqbaylit: Barbados
қазақша: Барбадос
한국어: 바베이도스
kurdî: Barbados
kernowek: Barbados
Кыргызча: Барбадос
Latina: Barbata
Lëtzebuergesch: Barbados
Lingua Franca Nova: Barbados
Limburgs: Barbados
Ligure: Barbados
lumbaart: Barbados
lingála: Barbados
lietuvių: Barbadosas
latviešu: Barbadosa
мокшень: Барбадос
Malagasy: Barbady
олык марий: Барбадос
македонски: Барбадос
മലയാളം: ബാർബേഡോസ്
монгол: Барбадос
кырык мары: Барбадос
Bahasa Melayu: Barbados
Malti: Barbados
эрзянь: Барбадос
مازِرونی: باربادوس
Dorerin Naoero: Barbadot
Plattdüütsch: Barbados
नेपाली: बार्बाडोस
नेपाल भाषा: बार्बाडोस
Nederlands: Barbados
norsk nynorsk: Barbados
norsk: Barbados
Novial: Barbados
occitan: Barbados
Livvinkarjala: Barbados
Oromoo: Baarbeedoos
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ବାରବାଡୋସ
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਬਾਰਬਾਡੋਸ
Kapampangan: Barbados
Papiamentu: Barbados
Norfuk / Pitkern: Barbados
polski: Barbados
Piemontèis: Barbados
پنجابی: باربادوس
português: Barbados
Runa Simi: Barbatus
rumantsch: Barbados
română: Barbados
русский: Барбадос
русиньскый: Барбадос
Kinyarwanda: Barubadosi
संस्कृतम्: बार्बाडोस
саха тыла: Барбадос
ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ: ᱵᱟᱨᱵᱟᱰᱚᱥ
sicilianu: Barbados
davvisámegiella: Barbados
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Barbados
Simple English: Barbados
slovenčina: Barbados
slovenščina: Barbados
chiShona: Barbados
Soomaaliga: Barbados
shqip: Barbadosi
српски / srpski: Барбадос
SiSwati: IBhadosi
Seeltersk: Barbados
Sunda: Barbados
svenska: Barbados
Kiswahili: Barbados
ślůnski: Barbados
తెలుగు: బార్బడోస్
tetun: Barbadus
тоҷикӣ: Барбадос
Tagalog: Barbados
Türkçe: Barbados
татарча/tatarça: Барбадос
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: باربادوس
українська: Барбадос
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Barbados
vèneto: Barbados
vepsän kel’: Barbados
Tiếng Việt: Barbados
Volapük: Barbadeän
walon: Barbåde
Winaray: Barbados
Wolof: Barbados
吴语: 巴巴多斯
მარგალური: ბარბადოსი
ייִדיש: בארבאדאס
Yorùbá: Bárbádọ̀s
Vahcuengh: Barbados
Zeêuws: Barbados
中文: 巴巴多斯
文言: 巴貝多
Bân-lâm-gú: Barbados
粵語: 巴巴多斯