The BahamasAn 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 FactArea: 5,382 mi² (13,939 km²)Population: 393,600 (est. 2021)Capital: NassauLanguage: EnglishReligion: NoneCurrency: Bahamian dollar (B$)GeographyThe archipelago comprises nearly 700 islands and cays, only about 30 of which are inhabited, and more than 2,000 low, barren rock formations. Famous FiguresPhilip 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 CultureConch salad refers to a famous Bahamian dish made with uncooked conch meat. The Bahamas celebrates its Independence Day on July 10th!