On Bahamas map, it is an islands and countries on the northwestern edge of the Antilles. In the past a British association, the Bahamas converted a sovereign country within the Nationality in 1973.
The Bahamas is an archipelago of approximately 700 islands and 2,400 uninhabited islands and coral reefs located 50 miles off Florida's east coast. They cover about 760 miles (1,223 kilometers). Only about 30 islands are inhabited, the most important is New Providence (80 square miles, 207 square kilometers), where the capital Nassau is located. Other islands include Grand Bahama, Abaco, Eleuthera, Andros, Cat Island and San Salvador (or Waterlin Island). The population is 321,834. There are 25 cities. The Bahamas occupy an irregular submarine plain that rises from the depths of the Atlantic and is separated from the nearby land by the deep water channel to the south and west. The main topographic features of the main islands are flat, wide areas, usually a few feet above sea level. For example, the Bimini Group (23 square kilometers) has a maximum height of only 6 meters. Many islands on the Atlantic coast have a series of mountains on the northeast side, with a series of mountains parallel to the longitudinal axis of the island.
The official language of the Bahamas is English. At the beginning of the 18th century, British settlers came to the Bahamas and brought their language and culture with them. The Bahamas were declared a British protectorate, which led to the introduction of the English language. English is the official language of the Bahamas. Bahamians use British English for statement resolutions, distribution of government and authorized archives, mass media invention, instruction, and marketable or other profitable relations. Bahamian English is a developed dialect and a unique language for the informal exchange in the Bahamas.