Main Facts About Barbados

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Currency
The Barbados dollar (BD$) is the local currency in Barbados and is tied in value to the US dollar. It is advisable to exchange currency at the bank, as the most favorable exchange rates may not be obtained elsewhere. Many establishments will accept payments in US Dollars with change being given in local currency.
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Language
Bajan or Barbadian Creole - English-based creole language with African and British influences spoken on the Caribbean island of Barbados. Around 1,000 people use English as their main language and 286,000 use Bajan as their main language.
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Weather
The best time to visit Barbados is between January and April when rainfall is at its lowest and there is plenty of sunshine with temperatures around 29 °C. While Barbados offers year-round sunshine and warm weather, it's important to be aware of its wet season which brings very heavy rainfall and the possibility of hurricanes between July and November.
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Power Plugs
For Barbados there are two associated plug types, types A and B. Plug type A is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and plug type B is the plug which has two flat parallel pins and a grounding pin. Barbados operates on a 115V supply voltage and 50Hz.
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Population
The current population of Barbados is 288,019 as of Tuesday, May 3, 2022, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.
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Fun Fact
The 2018 Barbados elected its first female Prime Minister. The election was a landslide victory with the BLP (Barbados Labour Party) winning every seat.