Barbados Travel Information

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Area: 430 sq km (166 sq miles)

Population: 281,968 (2008)

Capital: Bridgetown

Language: Official - English; local Bajan dialect

Religion: Protestant majority, R. Catholic minority

Time Zone: GMT -4

Electricity: 110/120 Volts AC 50Hz (North American Standard)

Passport: Valid passport required by all except Canada

Currency: Barbados Dollar (Bds$) = 100 cents

Health: No special

Climate: Warm subtropical climate

Temperature range: 24-32(C)

International Dialling Code: 1+246


The geography in Barbados:

The most easterly of the Caribbean chain of islands. To the west, coral beaches are made of fine white send and the sea shifts from emerald green to brilliant blue over coral reefs.

The land is fertile and well cultivated (sugar cane is the main crop).The coral structure of the island acts as a natural filter,

Map of Barbados

Map of Barbados