Interesting facts about the Bahamas in 2024

Bahamas business

  1. Bahamas is a North American country, which comprises of an archipelago of 700 islands;
  2. The name of the country comes from the Spanish word ‘bajamar’, meaning ‘shallow water’;
  3. The official language spoken in the country is English and the currency, the Bahamas dollar is at par with the US dollar;
  4. Around 50% of the national GDP is generated by tourism. It is one of the wealthiest countries in the Caribbean. After tourism, financial services constitute the second-most important sector of the Bahamian economy;
  5. There is no legal drinking age in the Bahamas;
  6. School attendance in Bahamas is compulsory between the ages of 5 to 16;
  7. Conch, among other foods, especially sea food, is a staple food in the Bahamas;
  8. Dean’s Blue Hole on Long Island, Bahamas is the world’s deepest blue hole.

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For additional information on our company registration services in Bahamas, please contact our in-house country expert, Mr. Kunal Fabiani, directly:
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