Bahamas

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  • Sovereign: Queen Elizabeth II (1952)
  • Governor-General: Dame Marguerite Pindling (2014)
  • Prime Minister: Perry Christie (2012)
  • Land area: 3,888 sq mi (10,070 sq km); total area: 5,382 sq mi 13,940 sq km)
  • Population (2014 est.): 321,834 (growth rate: 0.87%); birth rate: 15.65/1000; infant mortality rate: 12.5/1000; life expectancy: 71.93
  • Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Nassau, 254,000
  • Monetary unit: Bahamian dollar
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