Bermuda is located in the western North Atlantic Ocean, 1,050 kilometres east of North
Carolina. Its total area is 50 square kilometres.
61,158 (July, 1994 estimate)
Bermuda is a dependent territory of the United Kingdom.
Bermuda's legal system is based on English law.
Bermuda has a modern, fully automatic telephone system. It has three
submarine cables and two Atlantic Ocean INTELSAT earth stations.
Bermuda enjoys one of the highest per capita incomes in the world, having successfully
exploited its location by providing luxury tourist facilities and financial services. The
tourist industry attracts more than 90% of its business from North America. The
industrial sector is small, and agriculture is severely limited by a lack of suitable land.
About 80% of food needs are imported.
Bermuda's main industries are tourism, finance, structural concrete products, paints,
pharmaceuticals and ship repairing.
1 Bermudian dollar (Bd$) = 100 cents
Bermudian dollars (Bd$) per US$1 - 1.00 (fixed rate)
Bermuda Government Contact Information
Forbes' Bermuda Online
Welcome To Bermuda
To the Offshore World home page.