(Nassau) - (London a + Westminster lr + Edinburgh s + Windsor r) -

Commonwealth of THE BAHAMAS

Flag or logo since 1973-07-10*
Commonwealth of THE BAHAMAS (en) UNO Member
Emblem or Symbol*

Queen Elizabeth II
(ruler of UNITED KINGDOM since 1952-02-06)
Capitals & administrative places*: Nassau
Official & national languages: English (en) .


BAHAMAS Commonwealth of THE BAHAMAS  (Nassau)

34 Divisions:

ACKLINS ISLAND ACKLINS ISLAND District  (Masons Bay)Local: ACKLINS ISLAND District (en)  (Masons Bay)
BERRY ISLANDS THE BERRY ISLANDS District  (Bullocks Harbor)Local: THE BERRY ISLANDS District (en)  (Bullocks Harbor)
BIMINI BIMINI District  (Alice Town)Local: BIMINI District (en)  (Alice Town)
BLACK POINT BLACK POINT District  (Black Point)Local: BLACK POINT District (en)  (Black Point)
CAT ISLAND CAT ISLAND District  (Arthur´s Town)Local: CAT ISLAND District (en)  (Arthur´s Town)
CENTRAL ABACO CENTRAL ABACO District  (Marsh Harbour)Local: CENTRAL ABACO District (en)  (Marsh Harbour)
CENTRAL ANDROS CENTRAL ANDROS District  (Fresh Creek)Local: CENTRAL ANDROS District (en)  (Fresh Creek)
CENTRAL ELEUTHERA CENTRAL ELEUTHERA District  (Governor´s Harbour)Local: CENTRAL ELEUTHERA District (en)  (Governor´s Harbour)
CITY OF FREEPORT CITY OF FREEPORT District  (Freeport City)Local: CITY OF FREEPORT District (en)  (Freeport City)
CROOKED ISLAND CROOKED ISLAND District  (Colonel Hill)Local: CROOKED ISLAND District (en)  (Colonel Hill)
EAST GRAND BAHAMA EAST GRAND BAHAMA District  (Rocky Creek)Local: EAST GRAND BAHAMA District (en)  (Rocky Creek)
EXUMA EXUMA District  (Georgetown)Local: EXUMA District (en)  (Georgetown)
GRAND CAY GRAND CAY District  (Big Grand Cay)Local: GRAND CAY District (en)  (Big Grand Cay)
GREEN TURTLE CAY GREEN TURTLE CAY District  (New Plymouth)Local: GREEN TURTLE CAY District (en)  (New Plymouth)
HARBOUR ISLAND HARBOUR ISLAND District  (Dunmore Town)Local: HARBOUR ISLAND District (en)  (Dunmore Town)
HOPE TOWN HOPE TOWN District  (Hope Town)Local: HOPE TOWN District (en)  (Hope Town)
INAGUA INAGUA District  (Matthew Town)Local: INAGUA District (en)  (Matthew Town)
LONG CAY LONG CAY District  (Albert Town)Local: LONG CAY District (en)  (Albert Town)
LONG ISLAND LONG ISLAND District  (Clarence Town)Local: LONG ISLAND District (en)  (Clarence Town)
MANGROVE CAY MANGROVE CAY District  (Mangrove Cay)Local: MANGROVE CAY District (en)  (Mangrove Cay)
MAYAGUANA MAYAGUANA District  (Abraham´sBay)Local: MAYAGUANA District (en)  (Abraham´sBay)
MOORE´S ISLAND MOORE´S ISLAND District  (Hard Bargain)Local: MOORE´S ISLAND District (en)  (Hard Bargain)
NEW PROVIDENCE NEW PROVIDENCE District  (Nassau)Local: NEW PROVIDENCE District (en)  (Nassau)
NORTH ABACO NORTH ABACO District  (Coopers Town)Local: NORTH ABACO District (en)  (Coopers Town)
NORTH ANDROS NORTH ANDROS District  (Nicholls´ Town)Local: NORTH ANDROS District (en)  (Nicholls´ Town)
NORTH ELEUTHERA NORTH ELEUTHERA District  (Upper Bogue)Local: NORTH ELEUTHERA District (en)  (Upper Bogue)
RAGGED ISLAND RAGGED ISLAND District  (Duncan Town)Local: RAGGED ISLAND District (en)  (Duncan Town)
RUM CAY RUM CAY District  (Port Nelson)Local: RUM CAY District (en)  (Port Nelson)
SAN SALVADOR SAN SALVADOR District  (Cockburn Town)Local: SAN SALVADOR District (en)  (Cockburntown)
SOUTH ABACO SOUTH ABACO District  (Sandy Point)Local: SOUTH ABACO District (en)  (Sandy Point)
SOUTH ANDROS SOUTH ANDROS District  (Kemp´s Bay)Local: SOUTH ANDROS District (en)  (Kemp´s Bay)
SOUTH ELEUTHERA SOUTH ELEUTHERA District  (Rock Sound)Local: SOUTH ELEUTHERA District (en)  (Rock Sound)
SPANISH WELLS SPANISH WELLS District  (Spanish Wells)Local: SPANISH WELLS District (en)  (Spanish Wells)
WEST GRAND BAHAMA WEST GRAND BAHAMA District  (West End)Local: WEST GRAND BAHAMA District (en)  (West End)

65 Organisations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)

AFRICAN CARIBBEAN AND PACIFIC STATES Organisation of African Caribbean and Pacific States : OACPS  (Brussels)
AMERICAN STATES Organization of American States : OAS  (Washington-District of Columbia)
AOSIS Alliance of Small Island States : AOSIS  (New York City)
CARIBBEAN BANK Caribbean Development Bank : CDB  (Bridgetown)
CARIBBEAN STATES Association of Caribbean States : ACS  (Port of Spain)
CARICOM Caribbean Community : CARICOM  (Georgetown)
CHEMICAL WEAPONS PROHIBITION Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons : OPCW  (The Hague)
CUSTOMS World Customs Organization : WCO  (Brussels)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
FIFA Federation of International Football Association : FIFA  (Zurich)
GLOBAL FUND The Global Fund to Fight Aids Tuberculosis and Malaria : GFATM  (Vernier-Geneva)
GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN Coalition of Developing Countries : GROUP OF SEVENTY-SEVEN  (New York City)
HAGUE CONVENTION Permanent Court of Arbitration : PCA  (The Hague)
IAEA International Atomic Energy Agency : IAEA Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
IBRD International Bank for Reconstruction and Development : IBRD  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ICAO International Civil Aviation Organization : ICAO Specialized Agency  (Montreal)
ICJ International Court of Justice : ICJ  (The Hague)
ILO International Labour Organization : ILO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IMF International Monetary Fund : IMF Specialized Agency  (Washington-District of Columbia)
IMO International Maritime Organization : IMO Specialized Agency  (London)
IMSO International Mobile Satellite Organization : IMSO  (London)
INTER-AMERICAN BANK Inter-American Development Bank : IADB  (Washington-District of Columbia)
INTERPOL International Criminal Police Organization : ICPO  (Lyons)
IOM International Organization for Migration : IOM Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency : IRENA  (Masdar City)
ITSO International Telecommunications Satellite Organization : ITSO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
ITU International Telecommunication Union : ITU Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN Latin American and Caribbean Economic System : LAES  (Caracas)
LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN STATES Community of Latin American and Caribbean States : CLACS  (San Salvador)
NON-ALIGNED Non-Aligned Movement : NAM  (Belgrade + New York City)
NUCLEAR NON-PROLIFERATION Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty : NPT  (New York City)
NUCLEAR TEST BAN Provisional Secretariat of the Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Organization : CTBTO  (Vienna)
OHCHR Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights : OHCHR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
OLYMPIC GAMES International Olympic Committee : IOC  (Lausanne)
OPANAL Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean : OPANAL  (Mexico City)
PAHO Pan-American Health Organization : PAHO  (Washington-District of Columbia)
PETROCARIBE PETROCARIBE Alliance  (Caracas + San Salvador)
RED CROSS International Committee of the Red Cross : ICRC  (Geneva)
RED CROSS AND RED CRESCENT International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies : IFRCS  (Geneva)
RIO PACT Inter-American Treaty of Reciprocal Assistance : IATRA  (Rio of Janeiro)
SEABED Secretariat of the International Seabed Authority : ISA  (Kingston)
TRIBUNAL OF THE SEA International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea : ITLOS  (Hamburg)
UN WOMEN United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women : UN WOMEN  (New York City)
UN-HABITAT United Nations Human Settlements Programme : UN-HABITAT Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNCTAD United Nations Conference on Trade and Development : UNCTAD  (Geneva)
UNDP United Nations Development Programme : UNDP Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNEP United Nations Environmental Programme : UNEP Specialized Agency  (Nairobi)
UNESCO United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization : UNESCO Specialized Agency  (Paris)
UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change : UNFCCC  (New York City)
UNHCR United Nations High Commission for Refugees : UNHCR Agency  (Geneva)
UNICEF United Nations International Children´s Emergency Fund : UNICEF Specialized Agency  (New York City)
UNIDIR United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research : UNIDIR Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
UNIDO United Nations Industrial Development Organization : UNIDO Specialized Agency  (Vienna)
UNITED NATIONS United Nations Organization : UNO  (New York City)
UNODC United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime : UNODC Agency  (Vienna)
UNOOSA Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies : OUTER SPACE Treaty  (Vienna)
UNWTO World Tourism Organization : UNWTO Specialized Agency  (Madrid)
UPEACE University for Peace : UPEACE  (Ciudad Colon)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WFP World Food Programme : WFP  (Rome)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Pregny-Chambesy)
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization : WIPO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)
WMO World Meteorological Organization : WMO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)

* The emblems shown for the subdivisions may in some cases be those of their capital.

Other Territories or Entities within the 2023's internationally recognized Country boundaries:

AUTEC United States Navy´s Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center : AUTEC  (Fresh Creek Base)
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 General Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ). For some geopolitical maps.
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   *, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 General Printed References

   * Atlas des empires and other books of Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * Statoids printed version, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

    + the other sources are added according to the consulted entity.


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