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Bahamas, The

Lucayan Indians inhabited the islands when Christopher COLUMBUS first set foot in the New World on San Salvador in 1492. British settlement of the islands began in 1647; the islands became a colony in 1783. Since attaining independence from the UK in 1973, The Bahamas has prospered through tourism and international banking and investment management. Because of its geography, the country is a major trans shipment point for illegal drugs, particularly shipments to the US and Europe, and its territory is used for smuggling illegal migrants into the US.

 Location – chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba


New Providence hotels |
Grand Bahama hotels |
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Harbour Islands hotels |
Abaco Islands hotels |
Eleuthera Island hotels |
Bimini Islands hotels |
Andros Island hotels |
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