Barbados Google maps and Driving Directions
Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Barbados, and Bridgetown (GPS: 13 06 N 59 37 W), the capital city of the country located in (the) Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela.
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Google Maps Barbados
Barbados is the most easterly of the Caribbean islands. Once solely inhabited by the native Arawak, Barbados was first colonized by British settlers in the 1620s.
Barbados is relatively flat; rises gently to central highland region.
The map above fully covers Barbados with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Bridgetown or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Bridgetown, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Barbados (BB).
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An island in the Atlantic about 300 mi (483 km) north of Venezuela, Barbados is only 21 mi long (34 km) and 14 mi across (23 km) at its widest point. It is circled by fine beaches and narrow coastal plains. The highest point is Mount Hillaby (1,105 ft 337 m) in the north-central area.
Barbados (area: 430 sq km / 166,02 sq mi), where the official language is English, lying in America and using the currency; Barbadian dollar (BBD), since 1973, set their clock to UTC-4. That means they are 1 hour ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Bridgetown, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.
The climate in Barbados; Moderate tropical climate. Sunnier and drier than its more mountainous neighbors.
Geography in a nutshell; Encircled by coral reefs. Fertile and predominantly flat, with a few gentle hills to the north.
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Driving directions Barbados
The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Barbados above showing the country, located next to N/A. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Barbados are 13 10 N, 59 32 W , while the capital, Bridgetown found at 13 06 N 59 37 W.
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About Barbados and the capital, Bridgetown
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|Flag description: three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), gold, and blue with the head of a black trident centered on the gold band; the band colors represent the blue of the sea and sky and the gold of the beaches; the trident head represents independence and a break with the past (the colonial coat of arms contained a complete trident).||Border length: 0 km.|
Did you know about Barbados?
- Barbados first settled by the British in 1627. It became a colony and achieved self-government in 1961 and independence in 1966.
- Barbados retains a strong British influence and is referred to by its neighbors as “Little England”.
- The name “Barbados” is from either the Portuguese term Os Barbados or the Spanish equivalent, Los Barbados, both meaning “the bearded ones”.
Facts of Barbados (BB)
Name conventional long form: none, conventional short form: Barbados, etymology: the name derives from the Portuguese “as barbadas,” which means “the bearded ones” and can refer either to the long, hanging roots of the island’s bearded-fig trees or to the alleged beards of the native Carib inhabitants
Codes: ISO; BB, Internet; .bb
Capital city: Bridgetown
Language(s): English (official language), Bajan (English-based creole language, widely spoken in informal settings)
National holiday(s): Emancipation Day, 1 August (1834); Independence Day, 30 November (1966)
Motto: Pride and Industry
Currency: Barbadian dollar (BBD), since 1973
GPS: 13 10 N, 59 32 W, Bridgetown; 13 06 N 59 37 W
Location: Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela
Geography note: easternmost Caribbean island
Land boundaries: N/A, 0 km
Maritime boundaries: Caribbean Sea
Coastline: 97 km
Area: total: 430 sq km; land: 430 sq km, water: 0 sq km (total 166,02 mi2), 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC.
Roadways: total: 1,600 km, paved: 1,600 km (2011)
Local time (capital): UTC-4, 1 hour ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Barbados: 286 388
Population in Bridgetown: 98 900 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 31.5% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: BRIDGETOWN (capital) 90,000 (2014)
Population growth rate: 0.3% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 11.8 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 8.5 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 18.13% (male 26,421 / female 26,434) 15-24 years: 13.03% (male 18,888 / female 19,083) 25-54 years: 44.35% (male 64,430 / female 64,842) 55-64 years: 13.18% (male 18,036 / female 20,396) 65 years and over: 11.31% (male 13,216 / female 19,749) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 38.3 years; male: 37.2 years, female: 39.4 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: black 92.4%, white 2.7%, mixed 3.1%, East Indian 1.3%, other 0.2%, unspecified 0.2% (2010 estimate)
Religions: Protestant 66.4% (includes Anglican 23.9%, other Pentecostal 19.5%, Adventist 5.9%, Methodist 4.2%, Wesleyan 3.4%, Nazarene 3.2%, Church of God 2.4%, Baptist 1.8%, Moravian 1.2%, other Protestant 0.9%), Roman Catholic 3.8%, other Christian 5.4% (includes Jehovah’s Witness 2.0%, other 3.4%), Rastafarian 1%, other 1.5%, none 20.6%, unspecified 1.2% (2010 estimate)
Government type: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Legal system: English common law; no judicial review of legislative acts
National anthem: In Plenty and In Time of Need
Known national hazards: infrequent hurricanes; periodic landslides
Major infectious diseases: note: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016)
Land use: agricultural land: 32.6%; arable land 25.6%; permanent crops 2.3%; permanent pasture 4.7%; forest: 19.4%; other: 48% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: sugarcane, vegetables, cotton
Industries: tourism, sugar, light manufacturing, component assembly for export
Export commodities: manufactures, sugar, molasses, rum, other foodstuffs and beverages, chemicals, electrical components
Main export partners: Trinidad and Tobago 22.5%, US 11.8%, St. Lucia 9.2%, St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5.7%, Antigua and Barbuda 4.7%, St. Kitts and Nevis 4.4%, Guyana 4.2% (2015)
Import commodities: consumer goods, machinery, foodstuffs, construction materials, chemicals, fuel, electrical components
Main import partners: Trinidad and Tobago 39%, US 31.1% (2015)
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