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  • Shopping in Barbados

    Shopping in the island of Barbados is a marvelous experience. Shoppers can enjoy duty free shopping all across the region. Barbados has something for everyone and for shopaholics there can be no better place than Barbados. However, while buying duty free goods in Barbados, travelers need to show their passport…
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    The national religion of the country is Anglican, however the island also gives equal opportunity for people of other faiths to practice their religion freely. The total Muslim population of the country is about 4000.

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    The capital and the commercial district of Barbados, Bridgetown is the main center for travelers. Originally called as Indian Bridge because of the crude bridge that was built by, the Indians over the river, the city was later called as “Town of St. Michael” before it was officially named as…
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Barbados Info

ADMINISTRATIVE / COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Bridgetown

GEOGRAPHY

It is an Island in the North Atlantic Ocean. You can see coral reefs, caves and gullys etc all in an island of 431 square kilometres.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 0.28 Million. Muslims account for about 8% of the population.

CLIMATE

Barbados has a warm climate which is moderately tropical. Including higher rainfall, the average temperatures range from 21°C to 31°C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

English is the official language. Bajan is widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT -4hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: November 30th
Emancipation Day: August 1st
May Day: May 1st
Christmas: December 25th

CURRENCY

Barbadian Dollar

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 211
Medical: 511
Fire: 311

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