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329,988 people live in the Bahamas (2017). The Bahamas have a low population density. The population density is 24 inhabitants per square kilometer. The most populous islands are New Providence, where Nassau, the capital and largest city, is located and Grand Bahama, home to the second largest city of Freeport


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English is the official language in the Bahamas. The population also speaks Creole, especially immigrants from Haiti.


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The major religions in the Bahamas are Baptism (32%), Anglican (20%), Roman Catholicism (19%), Methodism (6%) and other Protestants (6%).


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