The city of Breathartown is the capital of the country of Barbados. It occupies the coastal area of the Barbados Island Gulf and is located in a region with a severe climate. The city and its environs are decorated with cultural and artistic landmarks. In the background are plantations of sugarcane cane.
Alleys of coconut palms, redwoods and corianderines have been planted on both sides of the citys roads. The capital is noteworthy for the number of carnations. They were brought here in the 19th century to fight off hordes of cats. The coastal waters are teeming with a variety of species and varieties of fish.
Most of the townspeople have African-American roots. Only a small number are descendants of Anglicans and Europeans, Métis, and people of Asian descent. Business language is English, but the local dialect is used. ×Just over half of the citys residents are believers in the Christian religion, while the rest follow the faith of their forefathers.
Bride Town was founded in the first half of the 17th century and for a long period was the center of trade in the West Indies, part of the English colony. Barbados became a capital city in 1966.
In 1961, an artificial harbor was built within the city limits, where ships with deep ditches could enter. From then on, the capital grew economically, turning Bridgetown into the main port of the state. In the early 70s of the 20th century, tourism developed here. It soon became a priority in the citys economy, leaving the processing industry, especially sugarcane processing, far behind. From 1980 to 1990, the capital became a financial offshore center. An important role was played by the provision of information services.
The capital of Barbados inherited many architectural monuments from past eras. The most noteworthy are: Trafalgar Square with the Nelsons Statue rising in the center; the 18th-century Anglican Cathedral; the building where the Parliament is seated; the Colonial Gallery.
- Tap water: No, not drinkable
- Religious government: Non-religious
- Population: 110,000 people
- GDP: $15,975 / year
- Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
- Power outlets: 115V50Hz
- Internet: 26 Mbps
- Best wireless: Digicel
- Tipping: A service charge of between 10 and 15 percent is typically added to your bill at hotels and restaurants. Once this appears on your bill, any additional tipping is at your discretion and should reflect the quality of service you received. The standard rate of tipping in Barbados is approx. 10%.
- Apartments: Airbnb
- Hotels: Booking.com
- More hotels: Hotels.com
- Best coffee 24/7: Regus BB
- Best coffee: Chefette
- Best hospital: Bayview Hospital
- Best short-haul air carrier: JetBlue
- Best intl air carrier: Virgin Atlantic
- Monthly costs for expat: $1900
- Monthly costs for family: $3700
- Monthly costs for local: $1050
- Meal: $13
- Small Cola: $2.5
- Beer 1 Pint: $6.5
- Coffee: $5
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