Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Bahamas

Global Sourcebook | Index | Properties

BAHAMAS
BAHAMAS

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Bahamas - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

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ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

BS

Internet country code

BS

GRC Country Code

BAH

Bahamas - Languages

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The official language is English External. 86.6% of the population speaks Bahamas Creole English External.

Bahamas - Company legal forms

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The following company types are commonly found in The Bahamas:

   Company Limited by Guarantee
   DLCDomestic Limited Company
   ELPExempted Limited Partnership
   Foreign Company
   IBC - International Business Company
   LDC - Limited Duration Company
   Limited Partnership
   Public Company
   Trust

Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http:www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Bahamas - Example address format

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The name of the island (or its abbreviation) may appear in the address after the town name. The island names are:

    The Abacos External
    Acklins External
    Andros External
    Berry Islands External
    Bimini External
    Cat Island External
    Crooked Island External
    Eleuthera External
    Exuma
    Grand Bahama External
    Grand Inagua
    Harbour Island External
    Little Inagua External
    Long Cay External
    Long Island External
    Mayaguana External
    New Providence External
    Paradise Island External
    Ragged Island External
    Rum Cay External
    San Salvador External (or Watling Island)

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Bahamas - Post office box

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This is written PO Box.

Post office box numbers are preceded by a sorting code, which may be N, GT, CB or FH.

Bahamas - Postal codes

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The Bahamas have no postal code system.

Bahamas - Postal code format

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Bahamas - Postal code specifics

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Bahamas - Postal code regular expression

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Bahamas - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Bahamas

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Refer to Exonyms in Bahamas for full lists of place names in the Bahamas in other languages.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http:www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Bahamas - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

Telephone numbers in Bahamas

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All telephone numbers in The Bahamas have the area code 242. All subscriber numbers have 7 digits. Mobile numbers have subscriber numbers beginning with these numbers: 357, 359, 375, 395, 4 (except 461), 5 (except 502 and 555), 636, 646, 727, 738, 80, 810, 812-82 and 899.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External

Properties with value Bahamas


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