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Barbados is referred to as the "singular Islands" and lies 160 kilometers to the east of the Caribbean region. The natives of this Island are called as Bajans. The Portuguese were the first Europeans to reach the Island. The dominant religion is Christianity. The population here enjoys some of the Caribbean's highest living standards. Excellent golf courses, sunny days, water sports are the activities in Barbados Island throughout the year. Bridgetown is the capital and the largest city. Bridgetown reflects historic sites and buildings occupied amongst modern structures. The staples of Barbados include rice, yam, breadfruit, sweet potatoes, and cassava. Barbados dollar is the monetary unit of Barbados. This island is divided into thirty constituencies and Barbados Island has a representative Democratic Government. Agriculture is one of the primary sources of income and the major crops are cotton, cassava, corn, yams, and sugarcane. About 556,000 tourists visit this Island every year. Barbados has one of the Caribbean's most lucrative and well-developed tourist industries.

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