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Barbados
Motto: "Pride and Industry"
Anthem: "In Plenty and In Time of Need"
Location of Barbados
Capital
and largest city
Bridgetown
13°05′52″N 59°37′06″W / 13.09778°N 59.61833°W / 13.09778; -59.61833
Official languagesEnglish
Recognised regional languagesBajan Creole
Ethnic groups
(2010[1])
Religion
Demonym(s)
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary republic
• President
Sandra Mason
Mia Mottley
LegislatureParliament
Senate
House of Assembly
Independence 
30 November 1966
7 December 1966
30 November 2021
Area
• Total
439 km2 (169 sq mi) (183rd)
• Water (%)
Negligible
Population
• 2019 estimate
287,025[2] (182nd)
• 2010 census
277,821[3]
• Density
660/km2 (1,709.4/sq mi) (15th)
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$5.398 billion
• Per capita
$18,798[4]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$5.207 billion
• Per capita
$18,133[4]
HDI (2019)Increase 0.814[5]
very high · 58th
CurrencyBarbadian dollar ($) (BBD)
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
Driving sideleft[6]
Calling code+1 -246
ISO 3166 codeBB
Internet TLD.bb

Barbados

Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of the Americas, and the most easterly of the Caribbean Islands. It occupies an area of 432 km2 (167 sq mi) and has a population of about 287,000. Its capital and largest city is Bridgetown.