Bahamas

Bahamas

The Bahamas (english The Bahamas) are an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean and part of the West Indies. They are located southeast of the United States and north-east of Cuba and be counted geographically to Central America. only 30 of the more than 700 Bahamian islands are inhabited. The archipelago was named by the Spanish conquerors. They called the waters around the islands of Baja Mar (Spanish for, shallow sea '), which later became Bahamas. Since 1973, the Bahamas are independent of the United Kingdom, but the former crown colony remained a constitutional monarchy with Queen Elizabeth II. As head of state.