With over 700 islands, islets and cays, the Bahamas archipelago is situated north of Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Haiti, and southeast of Florida (USA), in the Atlantic Ocean. As a prime beach destination, it has many large-scale hotels and resorts, and its crystal-clear waters and corals are perfect for scuba diving and snorkelling. So don’t miss the live webcams on this archipelago!
Population: Over 392,000 inhabitants
Other major cities: Lucaya, Freeport, West End, Cooper’s Town, San Andros, George Town, Marsh Harbour, High Rock, Andros Town
Religion: Mostly Protestant
Climate: Tropical marine climate, due to the warm tropical Gulf Stream, low latitude and low elevation of the archipelago.
Main attractions: Atlantis Paradise Island, Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park, Harbour Island, Grand Bahama, Andros Island, Treasure Cay, Elbow Cay, Green Turtle Cay, Bimini, Long Island