Bermuda is an island located in the east of the North American continent, with a population of 69,080, making it the 202nd
largest national population. Its capital is Hamilton and its largest city is St. George's with a total population of 1,802. The
country encompasses 53.3 square kilometers making it the 224th largest country in total area. It shares boundaries with
North Atlantic Ocean.
Queen Elizabeth the II of the United Kingdom is recognized as the Chief of State and achieves that status through heredity
and holds that position for life or abdication. She is represented by Governor George Fergusson. Premier Craig Cannonier is
recognized as the Head of Government and achieves that status following legislative elections, where the leader of the
majority party or the leader of the majority coalition is usually appointed premier by the governor. Its form of government is
a Parliamentary self-governing Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom and they celebrate the creation of their
constitution on 8th of June 1968.
The languages commonly or officially spoken are English and Portuguese. It counts among its major religions Anglican,
Roman Catholic, African Methodist Episcopal, other Protestant, other, unaffiliated, unspecified and none. As sources of
mass communication it has 5 AM, 3 FM, and 3 Television stations.
Major geographical features are Town Hill, its highest point at 76 meters and Atlantic Ocean, its lowest point at 0 meters.
Its principal waterway is Great Sound on the Atlantic Ocean, whose coastline measures 103 kilometers.
Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are international business, tourism and light
manufacturing. Its official currency is Bermudian dollar.
Here’s something you may not know about Bermuda. St. George's, established in 1612 is the second English town and the
oldest continually inhabited English town to be established in the New World.
|Fort St. Catherine on
the Atlantic Ocean-
Bermuda's lowest point
|View of Hamilton from
|View of ocean through
cleft in rock
|Tall ship in Hamilton
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|View of Harrington
Sound from Town Hill
|Remains of Fort Scaur
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|Casemates Prison on
|Veteran's Day Parade
|Gombay dancer of
Bermuda in traditional
|Hoppin' John- a
dish of rice and black
|Saint David's Island-
|Saint George's Island-
|Somerset Long Bay
|Town Hill- Bermuda's
|Stair leading from
Bermuda's Fort Saint
Catherine to the sea