Flag of the Week: The Bahamas

Flag of the Week: The Bahamas
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The Bahamas
An archipelago and country on the northwestern edge of the West Indies.
The two aquamarine stripes represent the water surrounding the islands. The yellow stripe represents the sand and other rich land resources. The black triangle represents the people and their strength.
[Image: The Bahamas flag]
The Bahamas
An archipelago and country on the northwestern edge of the West Indies.
The two aquamarine stripes represent the water surrounding the islands. The yellow stripe represents the sand and other rich land resources. The black triangle represents the people and their strength.
Fun Fact
Area: 5,382 mi² (13,939 km²)
Population: 393,600 (est. 2021)
Capital: Nassau
Language: English
Religion: None
Currency: Bahamian dollar (B$)
Geography
The archipelago comprises
 nearly 700 islands and cays, only about 30 of which are inhabited, and more than 2,000 low, barren rock formations.
Fun Fact
Area: 5,382 mi² (13,939 km²)
Population: 393,600 (est. 2021)
Capital: Nassau
Language: English
Religion: None
Currency: Bahamian dollar (B$)
Geography
The archipelago comprises
 nearly 700 islands and cays, only about 30 of which are inhabited, and more than 2,000 low, barren rock formations.
Famous Figures
Philip Davis
 has been the Prime Minister of The Bahamas since 2021. Calvin Lockhart was an accomplished actor. He was born in Nassau, Bahamas.
[Images: headshots of Philip and Calvin]
Food and Culture
Conch salad refers to a famous Bahamian dish made with uncooked conch meat. The Bahamas celebrates its Independence Day on July 10th!
[Images: woman celebrating Independence Day, conch salad]
Famous Figures
Philip Davis
 has been the Prime Minister of The Bahamas since 2021. Calvin Lockhart was an accomplished actor. He was born in Nassau, Bahamas.
Food and Culture
Conch salad refers to a famous Bahamian dish made with uncooked conch meat. The Bahamas celebrates its Independence Day on July 10th!