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With the increase of the Muslim population in Barbados, a few Masaajid have also been constructed on the island and there are also some Islamic organizations that have been formed for the betterment of the Muslim community. The official language of Barbados is English, however the Barbadian dialect is also spoken widely. The Jummah sermon is usually delivered in English.

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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