OFFICIAL NAME: Barbados CAPITAL CITY: Bridgetown POPULATION: 277,800 (2010) AREA: 430 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): English RELIGION: Protestants 67%, Catholics 4%, others 29% COIN: Barbados dollar CURRENCY CODE: BBD ENGLISH NAME: Barbados INDEPENDENCE: 1966 POPULATION COMPOSITION: Afro-Caribbean 92%, other 8% GDP PER residents: 16,151 USD (2012) LIFE EXPECTANCY: men 73 years, women 78 years (2007) […]
Barbados is the easternmost island of the Windward Islands. The temperature is between 25 and 30°C all year round. The sea breeze gives the tropical climate a refreshing touch. The rainy season runs from July to November. The holidaymaker is then regularly woken up by a heavy shower. Fortunately, these often only last a short time. You won’t be easily blown away from the sandy beaches to the west, as the island lies outside the Caribbean hurricane belt. Check a2zgov for Barbados government and politics.
Attractions of Barbados
Barbados is a country in the Caribbean that consists of one island. The British have ruled Barbados for over three hundred years. This can still be seen in the language, some buildings and street names. A fairly large proportion of all tourists to Barbados are still British. These tourists mainly stay in the luxury hotel […]
Barbados Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping
VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Barbados Russian citizens can enter Barbados for up to 28 days without applying for a visa in advance. It is issued at Grantley Adams Airport upon arrival. In order to obtain a visa, you must present a passport valid for at least 6 months from the end of the […]
Barbados Geography, Economy and Culture
Geography Barbados is the easternmost island of the Lesser Antilles. It is flat in comparison with its island neighbors to the west, the Windward Islands. The island rises gently to the central highlands region, with the country’s high point being Mount Hillaby, in the district of Scotland. [[340 meters (1,120 feet) above sea level]. The island is […]