Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Flag of the Bahamas.svg
Political information
Type Unitary parliamentary

constitutional monarchy

Leader(s) Queen Elizabeth II
Head of State Henry Milton Taylor (Governor-General)
Head of Government Sir Lynden Pindling (Prime Minister)
Affiliation Commonwealth of Nations
Military Royal Bahamas Defence Force
Societal information
Capital Nassau
Language(s) English
Currency Bahamanian dollar
National anthem March on, Bahama land
Historical information
Date established July 10, 1973 (Independence from the United Kingdom)
Conflicts World War III

Attacked by Cuba. US and Bahamanian forces fighting to oust the invading Cuban army.

Bahamas is an island nation in the Carribean, consisting of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean; north of Cuba and Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic); northwest of the Turks and Caicos Islands; southeast of the US state of Florida and east of the Florida Keys. Its capital is Nassau on the island of New Providence. The designation of "Bahamas" can refer to either the country or the larger island chain that it shares with the Turks and Caicos Islands.

History Edit

Bahamas became independent from the United Kingdom in 1973.

World War III Edit

During World War III, the United States is mentioned to be fighting Cuban forces that invaded the island nation; while the neigboring Turks and Caicos Islands have been occupied by the Cubans.

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US forces engaging Cuban forces attacking the Bahamas. Cuba has invaded and occupied The Turks and Caicos Islands.