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  • Barbados Country Overview

    The mesmerizing coral island of Barbados is located to the east of the Caribbean Sea in the western Atlantic Ocean. A West Indian continental island-nation, Barbados is one of the most loved and most visited travel destinations among the West Indies islands.

  • Bridgetown, Barbados Overview

    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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