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Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hear "Bermuda is Another World"

By Keith Archibald Forbes (see About Us) at e-mail exclusively for Bermuda Online

Bermuda by air and sea, at  Mid Ocean,Tucker's Town

One of the many spectacular Bermuda beaches. Bermuda Tourism photo.

Location: W064 44, N3219. Time zone: Atlantic time, one hour ahead of the USA and Canada's EST and four hours behind GMT.

Bermuda is a 21 square mile (56 kilometers) in total land area cluster of mostly-interconnected small islands in the north west Atlantic Ocean. One of the nine smallest places in the world in total land area, compared to the USA's 9.629 million square kilometers. Bermuda (Somer's Isles) has 6 main islands and 120 others. Bermuda has nine parishes (counties), each 2.3055 square miles (3.68 square kilometers. It has about 65,000 residents and about 550,000 visitors mostly from cruise ships. It is located about 600 miles due east of the nearest mainland, the USA's North Carolina. It is not in the Caribbean but 900 miles north of it. There are no regular airline or shipping services between the Caribbean and Bermuda, only with the USA, Canada and Britain. It is Britain's oldest British Overseas Territory, self-governing, with its own laws including those on citizenship, commerce, customs duties, employment, finance, health, insurance, investments, hospitalization, immigration, taxation, trade, welfare, etc. It is not part of the European Community, unlike Britain. Despite its small size it is an important offshore business jurisdiction, registered corporate home of many multinational business entities, particularly for insurance and reinsurance companies. The World Bank - see http://data.worldbank.org/country/bermuda - rates it as one of the top four jurisdictions in the world in Gross National Income per capita. The cost of living is also very high.

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Bermuda's City, Town, Parishes, Railway Trail

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Bermuda's History, country links, special visitors

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