Barbados is a country in the Caribbean. It consists of a single island, which belongs to the Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles. It is also referred to as Little England or Bimshire.

Official nameBarbados
Surface430 km²
CoinBarbadiaanse dollar
time differenceUTC -4
VolksliedIn Plenty and In Time of Need
Aantal Rotterdammers geboren in dit land3

The name Barbados comes from Spanish or Portuguese. The first European sailors to arrive named the island after the common "bearded fig tree" Los Barbados.

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