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"The Bahamas was discovered in 1492, by Christopher Columbus
 Before he came, the only inhabitants were Indians."

What is the first thing that you think of when somebody 
mentions the Bahamas?

If you are like me, you think of the sun, the sea, and 
the sand of the beautiful beaches and coves that cover 
all the islands of the Bahamas.

Well that's good because the Bahamas is a group of 
islands, which extends from a point 60 miles off the 
coast of Florida, for another 750 miles in a south 
easterly direction. These islands span approximately 
14,000 square miles of crystal clear, cool, blue water.

There are approximately 700 islands in the Bahamian 
archipelago, 40 of which are inhabited.  The main tourist 
islands include New Providence, Grand Bahama, Abaco, and 
Eleuthera. However, some tourists prefer the calm, serenity 
and quietness of the Family Islands.



Shown above, you  can see a map of the Bahamas, and the
Bahamian Flag.



Currently, the Hon. Hubert Ingraham is the Prime
Minister of the Bahamas (picture below(top-left of 
picture)). He became the Prime Minister in 1992.

Elections take place every five years but the Rt. Hon
Hubert Ingraham was re-elected in 1997, which is why he
is still Prime Minister today.

There are two main political parties in the Bahamas,
that is the F.N.M. (Free National Movement), and the
P.L.P. (People's Liberal Party).  Hubert Ingraham is on
the F.N.M., which have won the elections twice in a
row now.

Other Bahamian Sites

The Bahamas: Info on the Bahamas