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Bermuda (known officially as "The Bermuda Islands" or "The Somers Isles") is an archipeligo of about 138 islands in the North Atlantic. The islands, which lie about 640 miles (1,30 kilometers) off the coast of North Carolina in the United States, are a British Overseas Territory.

The islands are small in area, covering a total of just 20.6 square miles (53.3 km2) but are fairly densely populated. As of 2006, the estimated population of the islands was 65,773, including a substantial number of non-Bermudians, particularly people from the UK, the US, and Canada. There are only two municipalities on the islands, Hamilton, which is the only city and is the capital and primarily financial center, and St. George's, which is the oldest permanent settlement on the islands and is known for its historic town.

The Bermudan economy is a successful developed economy, based around financial services (it is an important offshore business center) and tourism, with around 500,000 tourists, mostly from the US, visiting the islands each year.

The Bermudan currency is the Bermuda Dollar (BMD) which is pegged at a 1:1 ratio with the US Dollar. On the islands, both Bermudan and US currency are widely used, but banks will generally charge you if you wish to convert Bermudan Dollars to US Dollars.

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Bermuda Details


Country Name Bermuda
Political Status British Overseas Territory
Geographic Location The Caribbean Sea
Principal Language English
Capital Hamilton
Major Towns/Cities
  • Hamilton (Capital)
  • St. George's


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    Books about Bermuda


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    Frommer's Bermuda (Complete Guides)
    By David LaHuta

    FrommerMedia
    Released: 2019-05-21
    Paperback (256 pages)

    Frommer s Bermuda (Complete Guides)
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    From the most trusted name in travel, Frommer’s Bermuda is a comprehensive, completely up-to-date guide to one of the world’s most storied vacation destinations. Written by Bermuda local and travel expert David LaHuta (former adventure correspondent for the Rachael Ray Show), the book is filled with helpful advice and honest recommendations. LaHuta guides readers to unique pink sand beaches, secluded turquoise coves, and spellbinding caves; through the cobbled streets of historic St. George’s (a UNESCO World Heritage Site); and to restaurants and food stands known only to locals.



    Inside the guide:



    · Helpful maps, including a detachable foldout map



    · Detailed itineraries for planning your trip to suit your schedule and interests (and help you avoid the cruise ship crowds)



    · Rewarding experiences so you’ll appreciate the island’s history, culture, natural history, and cuisine



    · Candid reviews of the best hikes, nature sites, restaurants, historic sights, museums, tours, shops, and experiences―and no-punches-pulled opinions on the ones not worth your time and money



    · Accurate, up-to-date info on transportation (including a safer alternative to scooters), useful websites, and more



    · Budget-planning help with the lowdown on prices and ways to save money, whether you’re traveling on a shoestring or in the lap of luxury



    About Frommer’s: There’s a reason that Frommer’s has been the most trusted name in travel for more than sixty years. Arthur Frommer created the best-selling guide series in 1957 to help American servicemen fulfill their dreams of travel in Europe, and since then, we have published thousands of titles became a household name helping millions upon millions of people realize their own dreams of seeing our planet. Travel is easy with Frommer’s.

    Fodor's Bermuda (Travel Guide)
    By Fodor's Travel Guides

    Fodor's Travel
    Released: 2018-02-27
    Paperback (224 pages)

    Fodor s Bermuda (Travel Guide)
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    Written by locals, Fodor’s Bermuda is the perfect guidebook for those looking for insider tips to make the most out their visit to St. George, Hamilton, and beyond. Complete with detailed maps and concise descriptions, this Bermuda travel guide will help you plan your trip with ease.

    Bermuda is famous for pink-sand beaches, impossibly blue water, and Kelly-green golf courses, but that's only the beginning. The combination of British old-world charm and modern luxury here presents visitors with an abundance of historic sites, high-end shops, and both chic restaurants and casual beachside eateries, as well as nightlife that's exciting and sophisticated.

    Fodor’s Bermuda includes:

      •UPDATED COVERAGE: This new edition features expanded beach coverage, with "Best For" rankings that help travelers choose the perfect beach. Fodor's writers have scoured the island to find the best new hotels, resorts, restaurants, bars, shops, and sights.
      •ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE: A visually stunning color photo guide covers the essential sights and unmissable attractions throughout Bermuda.
      •GORGEOUS PHOTOS AND ILLUSTRATED FEATURES: Experience Bermuda culture like a local with selected features on its national drink (rum swizzle), national pastime (cricket), and a number of other cultural traditions and geographic features, including the mystery of the famous Bermuda Triangle and the allure of the country's favorite style―-Bermuda shorts!
      •HELPFUL ITINERARIES AND TOP RECOMMENDATIONS: Multiple sample itineraries to help you plan and make the most of your time. Includes tips on where to eat, stay, and shop as well as information about nightlife, sports and the outdoors. “Fodor’s Choice” designates our best picks in every category.
      •INDISPENSABLE PLANNING TOOLS: A "Need to Know" feature offers travelers top-line planning information about the country as a whole. A Calendar of Events helps visitors choose the best time to plan a visit around special festivals, parades, and golf tournaments. Great Itineraries help travelers make the most of their island time. This guide also has useful tips for cruise travelers as well as folks planning Bermuda weddings and honeymoons.
      •COVERS: St. George, Hamilton, the Dockyard, the West End, the Parishes, pink beaches, Horseshoe Bay, Crystal Caves, the Bermuda Railway Trail, the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum & Zoo, the National Museum of Bermuda, Spittal Pond Nature Reserve, Front Street shopping, and much more.

    ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Fodor’s has been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.

    Planning on visiting other beach destinations? Check out Fodor’s Belize, Fodor’s Los Cabos, and Fodor’s Bahamas.

    Bermuda Travel Reference Map 1 : 14,500
    By ITMB Publishing LTD

    ITMB Publishing LTD
    Map (2 pages)

    Bermuda Travel Reference Map 1 : 14,500
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    This small mid-Atlantic island enjoys marvelous weather, the occasional hurricane, and a travel experience that is unsurpassed. This represents our fifth attempt to portray the island, with its narrow roads, picturesque towns, and secluded beaches. This is a doubled-sided map, enabling the island to be shown in excellent detail than any other map. Apart from roads, the map shows the route of the former railroad (now a cycling path), most of the hotels and guest houses, parks, schools, churches and, of course, historic sites and touristic attractions. Inset maps of Hamilton, the capital, and st. George, are included.
    Bermuda Cruise Squad 2019: Vacation Planner Notebook of Adventures And Memories 6x9 100 Pages
    By Cruise2019 Publishers

    Independently published
    Paperback (100 pages)

    Bermuda Cruise Squad 2019: Vacation Planner Notebook of Adventures And Memories 6x9 100 Pages
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    This beautiful Bermuda cruise journal is perfect for a vacation around Bermuda! Prepare for your adventure by recording your vital information and writing down your memories. Easy to use fill in pages with personal, cruise, flight information, packing list, daily journal and more! Premium and durable cruise notebook is perfectly sized 6"x9" with 100 pages. Easily fits in your carry on bag or backpack.

    • 100 Pages, Flexible 6"X9" Softcover Paperback.
    • 40 Days To Cruise Countdown.
    • Great For Up To 10 Day Cruises
    • Pre-Cruise To Do List.
    • Personal and Emergency Contact Information.
    • Flight and Cruise Information.
    • Packing List.
    • Travel Expenses.
    • Day Planner.
    • End of Day Journal. Track The Days Activities, Weather And Memories.
    • Cruise Related Graphics Separates Days.
    • After Cruise Memories. Forever Remember Your Adventures.
    • Full Color MATTE finish cover for an elegant, professional look and feel.
    • Great gift for singles, couples, family cruises, vacations, birthdays and Christmas, friends and coworkers!
    Fodor's Bermuda (Full-color Travel Guide)
    By Fodor's Travel Guides

    Fodor's Travel
    Paperback (240 pages)

    Fodor s Bermuda (Full-color Travel Guide)
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    Whether you want to visit historic St. George’s, lie on one of the island’s famous pink beaches, or shop in Hamilton’s chic boutiques, the local Fodor’s travel experts in Bermuda are here to help! Fodor’s Bermuda guidebook is packed with maps, carefully curated recommendations, and everything else you need to simplify your trip-planning process and make the most of your time.

    This new edition has been FULLY-REDESIGNED with an easy-to-read layout, fresh information, and beautiful color photos.

    GET INSPIRED

      • AN ILLUSTRATED ULTIMATE EXPERIENCES GUIDE to the top things to see and do

      • PHOTO-FILLED “BEST OF” FEATURES on What to Eat and Drink in Bermuda and Bermuda’s Best Natural Wonders

      • COLOR PHOTOS throughout to spark your wanderlust!

      • UP-TO-DATE and HONEST RECOMMENDATIONS for the best sights, restaurants, hotels, nightlife, shopping, activities, and more

    GET PLANNING
      • MULTIPLE ITINERARIES to effectively organize your days and maximize your time

      • SPECIAL FEATURES on “What to Read and Watch Before Your Trip” and “Cruising to Bermuda”

      • COVERS: St George’s, Hamilton, the Crystal Caves, Somerset, the Royal Naval Dockyard, and more

    GET GOING
      • MORE THAN 10 DETAILED MAPS to help you navigate confidently

      • TRIP-PLANNING TOOLS AND PRACTICAL TIPS on when to go, getting around, beating the crowds, and saving time and money

      • HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL INSIGHTS providing rich context on the local people, politics, art, architecture, cuisine, music, geography and more

      • LOCAL WRITERS to help you find the under-the-radar gems

    Planning on visiting any other islands? Check out Fodor’s Essential Caribbean, Fodor’s Bahamas, and Fodor’s InFocus Turks & Caicos Islands.

    ABOUT FODOR'S AUTHORS: Each Fodor's Travel Guide is researched and written by local experts. Fodor’s has been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years. For more travel inspiration, you can sign up for our travel newsletter at fodors.com/newsletter/signup, or follow us @FodorsTravel on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. We invite you to join our friendly community of travel experts at fodors.com/community to ask any other questions and share your experience with us!

    IMPORTANT NOTE: The digital edition of this guide does not contain all the images included in the physical edition.

    Bermuda
    By Madeleine Greey

    Macmillan Caribbean
    Hardcover (182 pages)

    Bermuda
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    Bermuda: a 22-mile stretch of islands stranded in the North Atlantic, surrounded by turquoise waters and only 2 miles wide at its widest point. Bermuda's isolation has become part of its appeal, yet the influences of Britain and America have become part of its identity and culture. This title includes photographs of this nation.
    Bermuda A World Apart: An island and its people
    Imagenes Press
    Hardcover (156 pages)

    Bermuda A World Apart: An island and its people
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