Official name: Barbados

Barbados Map OutlineCapital: Bridgetown
Total Area: 430 km2
Approximate population: 284,590
Location: The Caribbean
Languages: English, Creole
Religions: Protestant, Roman Catholic
Currency: Barbados Dollar
Organizations: United Nations, Caribbean Community, Commonwealth of Nations
World's 184th largest country
Maritime boundaries: Caribbean Sea

Interesting facts:
- Barbados has the third oldest parliament in the world with 358 years of an uninterrupted parliamentary system of government.
- It's considered good luck to have a mongoose scurry across the road in front of you in Barbados.
- The National dish of Barbados is Cou-Cou and Flying Fish (these fish can "glide" for 30 to 50 meters out of the water).