Click on graphic above to navigate the 165+ web files on this website, a regularly updated Gazetteer, an in-depth description of our island's internally self-governing British Overseas Territory 900 miles north of the Caribbean, 600 miles east of North Carolina, USA. Separate web files below feature accommodation options, airlines, airport, actors, actresses, aviation, banks, beaches, Bermuda Dollar, Bermuda Government, Bermuda-incorporated businesses and companies including insurers and reinsurers, Bermudians, books and publications, bridges and causeway, charities, churches, citizenship by Status, City of Hamilton, commerce, communities, credit cards, cruise ships, cuisine, currency, daily newspaper, disability accessibility, Devonshire Parish, districts, Dockyard, economy, education, employment, environment, fauna, ferries, flora, former military bases, forts, gardens, geography, getting around, golf, guest houses, highways, history, historic properties, Hamilton, House of Assembly, housing, hotels, immigration, import duties, internet access, islands, laws, legal system and legislators, main roads, marriages, media, members of parliament, money, motor vehicles, municipalities, newcomers, organizations, parks, parishes, Paget, Pembroke, residents, pensions, political parties, postage stamps, public holidays, public transportation, railway trail, real estate, registries of aircraft and ships, religions, Royal Naval Dockyard, Sandys, senior citizens, Smith's, Somerset Village, Southampton, St. David's Island, St George's, Spanish Point, Spittal Pond, sports, taxes, telecommunications, time zone, traditions, tourism, Town of St. George, Tucker's Town, utilities, water sports, Warwick, weather, wildlife, work permits.
Bermuda and her North Atlantic Islands
Location: W064 44, N3219. Time zone: Atlantic time, one hour ahead of the USA and Canada's EST and four hours behind GMT.
Update: Flights no longer occur from Baltimore Washington, Halifax and Orlando. Instead, there are now flights from Washington, DC as above.
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Bermuda is Britain's oldest and smallest but most affluent British Overseas Territory, internally self-governing (except for external affairs and defense). Bermuda is 600 miles due east of the nearest mainland, the USA's North Carolina. Bermuda is not in the Caribbean but 900 miles north of it, with no airlines flying between Bermuda and the Caribbean. Note above and below frequent daily airline services to Bermuda from the USA (it supplies 85% of Bermuda's international business, imports and tourism markets), Canada and Britain (UK). The World Bank - see http://data.worldbank.org/country/bermuda - rates Bermuda as one of the top four jurisdictions in the world in Gross National Income per capita. Bermuda is an important and strategic offshore business jurisdiction and the registered offshore or principal home of thousands of multinational companies and corporations (most are from the USA, Canada, Europe, Russia, Hong Kong and rest of Asia) in aviation, computers, investment, insurance and reinsurance, pharmaceuticals, oil, property (real estate), shipping, software, unit trust and other companies. They include Amazon, Apple, Google, Microsoft. Their main business operations including management, corporate control and head offices are located beyond Bermuda. Our cost of living is the highest in the world. Bermuda (not the UK), creates its laws including those on citizenship, commerce, customs duties, employment, finance, health, insurance, investments, hospitalization, immigration, taxation, trade, welfare, etc. UK visitors to Bermuda are welcome as all other nationalities but like the others are also subject to immigration and work permit laws if employed locally, have no free UK NHS-style medical services or residential or voting rights and are restricted in real estate purchase to the top 5% of single family homes or condominiums in assessed or market value.
Size and resident population. Bermuda is 21 square mile (56 kilometers) in total land area, a cluster of small islands (6 main islands and 120 others) in the north west Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the nine smallest places in the world in total land area, compared to the USA's 9.629 million square kilometers. The main islands are connected by bridges. With nine parishes (counties or districts), each 2.3055 square miles (3.68 square kilometers, Bermuda has about 65,000 residents and 550,000 visitors yearly, mostly from cruise ships that visit one of Bermuda's three cruise ship ports.
One of the many spectacular Bermuda beaches and scenes.
|About Bermuda||About Us & Conditions of Use||Airlines serving Bermuda|
|Airport||Architecture & Water supply||Artists from overseas once in Bermuda|
|Aviation pioneers||Banknotes, currency, money||Beaches|
|Bermuda Government||Bermuda Government entities||Bermuda Shorts (clothing)|
|Climate & Weather||Citizenship/Status||Consulates/Honorary Consuls|
|Cost of Living for locals/visitors||Cruise ships calls 2021||Cuisine|
|Daily newspaper Royal Gazette||Disability conditions for residents/visitors||Education in Bermuda|
|Electricity, gasoline. oil||Email Guest books||Environment|
|Fauna||Flora||Gardens for visitors|
|Getting Around Options for Visitors||Golf courses||Healthcare costs for residents & visitors|
|Homes, houses and apartments||Hospitals||Illegal to import - drugs, guns, more|
|Internet services & costs||Islands of Bermuda||Laws of Bermuda|
|Links||Mark Twain in Bermuda||Marriages|
|Population||Postage stamps||Public Holidays 2021-2023|
|Restaurants||Senior Citizens Conditions||Special visitors from 1609 to now|
|Sports||Traditions||Transportation for residents|
|Tourism developments||Water sports||War Veterans|
|Banks and banking||Bermuda business intro||Bermuda economy|
|Bermuda Employment for non-Bermudians||Bermuda's Work Permits for Non-Bermudians||Bermuda's Insurance advantages|
|Bermuda's International business industry||Bermuda-registered Companies A||Bermuda-registered Companies B|
|Bermuda-registered Companies C||Bermuda-registered Companies D||Bermuda-registered Companies E|
|Bermuda-registered Companies F||Bermuda-registered Companies G||Bermuda-registered Companies H-L|
|Bermuda-registered Companies M-N||Bermuda-registered Companies O-Z.||World business leaders Bermuda companies|
|Bermuda Parishes||City of Hamilton||Devonshire|
|Railway Trail||St. David's Island||St. George's Parish|
|Town of St. George||Warwick|
|Admiral Sir George Somers, Bermuda 1609||Historic Houses & Properties||1505 to 1799|
|1800 to 1899||1900 to 1939 pre-war||1939 to 1951|
|1952 to 1999||2000-2006||2007 January to June|
|2007 July||2007 September-December||2007 August|
|2008 to 2010||2011 through 2012||2013|
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