What country is Bahamas owned by?

What country is Bahamas owned by?

On July 10, 1973, The Bahamas became a free and sovereign country, ending 325 years of peaceful British rule. However, The Bahamas is a member of the Commonwealth of Nations and we celebrate July 10th as Bahamian Independence Day.

Is Bahamas a part of US?

The Bahamas is a country in the northwestern West Indies, located 80 km (50 mi) south-east of the coast of Florida (USA) and north of Cuba. The Caribbean islands group consists of around 700 islands and islets, and more than 2,000 cays (coral reefs).

Is Bahamas part of US or UK?

U.S.-BAHAMAS RELATIONS The United States established diplomatic relations with The Bahamas in 1973 following its independence from the United Kingdom. The Bahamas and its political stability are especially important to the United States due to our long, shared maritime border.

Does the USA own the Bahamas?

No, the Bahamas are not, and never have been, part of the United States. It is an independent country that is part of the Commonwealth, having gained its independence from Britain in 1973.