Bermuda is part of North America, located in North Atlantic Ocean. Bermuda was first settled in 1609 by shipwrecked English colonists headed for Virginia. With an area of 54 sq km, it is about one third the size of Washington, D.C.
Bermuda is an island. It is mostly low hills separated by fertile depressions.
People who live in Bermuda are called bermudians, which is also an adjective used to describe something from this country. It is estimated that there will be 69,080 people in Bermuda by July 2012. Two languages are spoken there: English (the official language) and Portugese. Protestants make up approximately 52% of the population, while Catholics make up an additional 15%.
The capital of Bermuda is Hamilton, and the country is made up of 9 parishes and 2 municipalities. Though Bermuda is an overseas territory of the UK, a constitution for Bermuda does exist. The constitution can be found on Constitution Finder here. Though technically ruled by Queen Elizabeth II, Bermuda does have a Governor, Sir Richard Gozney, and a Premier, Alex Scott. Information about the leaders of Bermuda can be found here. The currency is the Bermudian dollar (BMD), which is at a fixed rate--pegged to the U.S. dollar: 1 BMD per USD.
All of this information was gathered from the CIA World Factbook. For more information, check out these resources...
Bermuda Government Site
Bermuda, CIA World Factbook
Background Notes: Bermuda, U.S. Department of State
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