About Barbados: A Brief Introduction

Barbados is an island country located in the Caribbean region of North America and a part of the West Indies. 
 

Colorful houses on the tropical island of Barbados in the Carribean

A former British Colony, Barbados gained independence on November 30, 1966, getting English as its official language in the form of British heritage. 

Barbados is a small but beautiful country with a population of about 300,000 constituting people of different ethnic groups following different religions. Human Development of the Index of Barbados is 0.8, which is 58th highest in the world. 

Thanks to its natural beauty and calm atmosphere, Barbados is a leading tourist destination in the entire Caribbean region and a well-developed country. Each year, tens of thousands of people from countries like the USA, Canada, the UK, and other countries worldwide visit Barbados to take time off from their busy lives and spend some days in the relaxing environment of this island country.

Bridgetown - capital and largest city of Barbados

Barbadians place a special focus on education, and with a literacy rate of 99.7%, Barbados grabs the status of the 4th most educated country in the world.

A Few Interesting And Useful Things And Key Facts About Barbados:

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Particular

Description

1

99.7%

Literacy rate of Barbados

2

English

The official language of Barbados

3

300,000

The approximate population of Barbados

4

16°C - 33°C

The average temperature in Barbados

5

0.8

Human Development Index (HDI) of Barbados

6

Developed Country

Development status of Barbados

7

Barbadian dollar (Bds$)

Currency of Barbados

8

53

Position of Barbados in the list of rich countries

9

4

Position of Barbados in the list of most educated countries worldwide

10

2

Position of Barbados in the list of most educated countries in the Caribbean region

11

+1

Calling code of Barbados

12

$18,798

Per capita income of Barbadians

13

November 30

Independence Day of Barbados

14

74 years

The life expectancy of Barbados residents

15

Bridgetown

Capital City of Barbados

16

Tropical

Climate of Barbados

There is much more that we can write about Barbados. After all, no single post can enlist all the incredible things that this incredible island and its pristine beauty offer. Anyway, while we will keep exploring more about Barbados and sharing our experiences with you in future posts, feel free to share your Barbados experience and information about Barbados that you would like us to add in this post. Cheers to Barbados!
 

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