Barbados



Most easterly of the Caribbean Islands. Lies between latitudes 13 degrees and 14 degrees north and longitudes 59 degrees and 60 degrees west. Tablelands marked by terraces rise to Mt. Hillaby 340 metres. Northeast is broken and barren, remainder is coral limestone.

Name: Barbados
Location: Caribbean
Status: UN Member
Capital City: Bridgetown
Main Cities: Oistins, Holetown, Speightstown
Population: 260,000 Area [sq.km]:430
Languages: English
Religions: Protestant

National Anthem:
In plenty and in time of need
When this fair land was young,
Our brave forefathers sowed the seed
From which our pride is sprung,
A pride that makes no wanton boast
Of what it has withstood,
That binds our hearts from coast to coast
The pride of nationhood.

Chorus:
We loyal sons and daughters all
Do hereby make it known
These fields and hills beyond recall
Are now our very own.
We write our names on history's page
With expectations great,
Strict guardians of our heritage,
Firm craftsmen of our fate.

The Lord has been the people's guide
For past three hundred years.
With Him still on the people's side
We have no doubts or fears.
Upward and onward we shall go,
Inspired, exulting, free,
And greater will our nation grow
In strength and unity.


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