Barbados became an independent state in 1966, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Barbados is 287,733 (2012) and the nation has a density of 669 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Barbados is the Barbados Dollar (BBD). As well, the people of Barbados are refered to as Barbadian/Bajan.
The dialing code for the country is 1 and the top level internet domain for Barbadian/Bajan sites is .bb.
Barbados does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Barbados section.
|Density||669.1 / km2 ( 1,733.1 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Bridgetown (Saint Michael)|
|GDP||4,348,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||15,111 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||430 km2 (166 mi2)|
What is the capital of Barbados?
Bridgetown is the capital city of Barbados. It has a population of 98,511, and is located on a latitue of 13.1 and longitude of -59.62.
Bridgetown is also the political center of Barbados, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Bridgetown, the Capital Of Barbados
|Elevation||10 meters over sea level|
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