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Bahamas, formally known as the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, is situated in Latin America and the Caribbean, a subregion of the region Americas. Its capital city is Nassau. Bahamas is identified by various country codes. The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 code, commonly referred to as the 2-letter country code for Bahamas, is BS, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3 code, known as the 3-letter country code, is BHS. Similarly, the ISO 3166-1 numeric code for Bahamas is 44. When connecting via phone, the dialing code for Bahamas is +1-242, which is essential for initiating calls to phone numbers in Bahamas. Online, websites in Bahamas are distinguished by the top-level domain (TLD) .bs, indicating their geographic origin. The currency utilized in Bahamas is the Bahamian Dollar, denoted by the currency alphabetic code BSD. Commonly known as the Bahamian Dollar, it is the primary currency for transactions within the country.

For a comprehensive reference encompassing major country codes, currency codes, and timezones relevant to Bahamas, please refer the tables below:

Country details

Formal namethe Commonwealth of the Bahamas
Sub regionLatin America and the Caribbean

ISO Codes

ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2BS
ISO 3166-1 Alpha-3BHS
ISO 3166-1 Numeric44

Dialing Code

Dialing code+1-242

Other Country Codes

Top Level
License plate codeBS
UN m49 code44
GAUL code20
MARC codebf
WMO codeBA
EDGAR codeC5
GS1 GTIN code-

Currency Codes

CurencyAlphabetic codeNumeric code
Bahamian DollarBSD44


TimezoneOffset UTCOffset DSTTime
America / Nassau−05:00−04:00
America / Toronto−05:00−04:00

ISO 3166-2 Codes

Subdivision nameSubdivision categoryISO Code
Berry IslandsdistrictBS-BY
Black PointdistrictBS-BP
Cat IslanddistrictBS-CI
Central AbacodistrictBS-CO
Central AndrosdistrictBS-CS
Central EleutheradistrictBS-CE
City of FreeportdistrictBS-FP
Crooked Island and Long CaydistrictBS-CK
East Grand BahamadistrictBS-EG
Grand CaydistrictBS-GC
Harbour IslanddistrictBS-HI
Hope TowndistrictBS-HT
Long IslanddistrictBS-LI
Mangrove CaydistrictBS-MC
Moore's IslanddistrictBS-MI
New ProvidenceislandBS-NP
North AbacodistrictBS-NO
North AndrosdistrictBS-NS
North EleutheradistrictBS-NE
Ragged IslanddistrictBS-RI
Rum CaydistrictBS-RC
San SalvadordistrictBS-SS
South AbacodistrictBS-SO
South AndrosdistrictBS-SA
South EleutheradistrictBS-SE
Spanish WellsdistrictBS-SW
West Grand BahamadistrictBS-WG



Bahamas is situated in Latin America and the Caribbean, which is a subregion of the continent of Americas.

Nassau serves as the capital of Bahamas.

The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2, or two-letter country code, for Bahamas is BS, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3, or three-letter country code, is BHS, and the ISO 3166-1 numeric code is 44. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a global federation of national standards bodies.

The dialing code for Bahamas is +1-242.

The top-level domain (TLD) for Bahamas-specific internet addresses ends with .bs.

The currency code of Bahamas includes the currency alphabetic code BSD and the currency numeric code 44. The currency is referred to as the Bahamian Dollar. ISO 4217 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, defining alpha codes and numeric codes for representing currencies and providing information about the relationships between individual currencies and their minor units.

The license plate code for Bahamas is BS.

The UN M49 code for Bahamas is 44. UN M49, or the Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical Use, is a standard used by the United Nations for statistical purposes.

The GAUL code for Bahamas is 20. GAUL, or the Global Administrative Unit Layers, is a spatial database of administrative units for all countries worldwide. It is a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The MARC code for Bahamas is bf. MARC, or machine-readable cataloging standards, are a set of digital formats for describing items cataloged by libraries, such as books, DVDs, and digital resources.

The FIPS code for Bahamas is BF. FIPS, or Federal Information Processing Standards, are publicly announced standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for use in computer systems by non-military American government agencies and government contractors.

The WMO code for Bahamas is BA. WMO, or the World Meteorological Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology, and geophysics.

The IOC code for Bahamas is BAH. The International Olympic Committee uses three-letter abbreviation country codes to refer to each group of athletes that participate in the Olympic Games. Each geocode usually identifies a National Olympic Committee.

The EDGAR code for Bahamas is C5. EDGAR, or the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The FIFA code for Bahamas is BAH. FIFA, or Fédration Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football), assigns a three-letter country code to each of its member and non-member countries as name abbreviations for countries and dependent areas in official competitions.

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