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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Barbados

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BARBADOS
BARBADOS

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

Barbados - 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

BDS

Internet country code

BB

GRC Country Code

BAB

Barbados - Number format

   Note: This section last updated 29th March 2021
   1,234.45

(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

Barbados - Date and time formats

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   Note: This section last updated 29th March 2021
   dd/mm/yyyy

Both the 12-hour and 24-hour clock notations are used.

   14:32

Barbados - Languages

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The official language is English External, spoken by the whole population.

Barbados - Company legal forms

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Barbados legal company types include:

   Company Without Share Capital
   Exempt Insurance Company
   Exempted Limited Partnership
   External Company
   Foreign Sales Corporation
   General Partnership
   International Business Company
   International Trust
   Limited Liability Companies
   Limited Partnership
   Mutual Insurance Company
   Offshore Bank
   Shipping Management Company
   Society with Restricted Liability
   Trust
   Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http:www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Barbados - Example address format

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   Note: This section last updated 12th May 2020

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

Barbados - Post office box

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This is written P.O. Box.

Barbados - Postal codes

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Barbados started introducing a postal code system in 2006. All codes have the format:

   [BB]NNNNN

Postal deliveries are made on a house-to-house basis from 18 post offices on the island.

   Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Barbados - Postal code format graphic

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Barbados - Postal code format

Barbados - Postal code specifics

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Barbados - Postal code regular expression

\A(BB)\d{5,5}\Z

Barbados - Postal code level of coverage

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Barbados - Postal code map

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Barbados - Administrative districts

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Barbados has 11 parishes External and one city (Bridgetown), used in addresses. These are:

    Bridgetown External
    Christ Church External
    Saint Andrew External
    Saint George External
    Saint James External
    Saint John External
    Saint Joseph External
    Saint Lucy External
    Saint Michael External
    Saint Peter External
    Saint Philip External
    Saint Thomas External

Administrative districts graphic

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Telephone numbers in Barbados

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All telephone numbers on Barbados have the area code 246. Subscriber numbers have 7 digits. Mobile number subscriber numbers commence with 23, 24, 250-254, 26, 45 or 82.

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

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