Located approx 580 miles east of North Carolina On the same latitude as savannah
.Bermuda is approx 20 sq miles with lush tropical vegetation,on the east side there are many resorts & is very
populated. The island is shaped like the letter “J”.Bermuda has more golf courses per sq mile than any other
nation. The widest point of the island is only 2 miles across .St Georges is the oldest & easternmost part of the
Located approx 32N x 65W
LAST AFFECTED 2014 Oct 17th Hurricane Gonzalo hits from the SSW with 110mph winds. Eye passes over Bermuda during evening some locations experience wind gust's to 140mph in elevated areas. Damage moderate most without power during storm, roof damage,many trees down.
Popular sights and landmarks>>>143 tr old gibbs lighthouse,Angilican church one of the oldest in western hemisphere,Tobacco bay beach,
HOSPITALS>>>king edward memorial hospital,65 doctors on the island
Communications>>>royal gazette newspaper,bermuda sun,bermuda times,Radio-AM 1160,1340,1230,1450,1280--FM 100.00 4 local
Mobile Home Dwellings(if available)>>>Information Unavailable
Hazards & notes of interest>>>Tourism is 70% of work force & area hardly ever gets hit directly causing some complacency. Building codes are supposed to be very strict however Hurricane Fabian in 2003 caused significant damage.
POPULATION>>>63,413 or 3,110 per sq mile a 0.7% increase per year as of 1997
BREAKDOWN BY LANGUAGE,NATIONALITY,RACE & CULTURE>>>60% african,30% english, 10% american,many with british accents most are english speaking christian people
FAMOUS OR NOTEABLE PEOPLE WITH CURRENT OR PAST TIES TO THE AREA>>>Gina Swainson miss world 70-80,Queen elizabeth 2 is head of state,H Ross Perot , david Bowi ,Michael Douglas & Catherine Zeta jones all own property
here.,Prince albert & Fergie visit here.
EXPORT,INDUSTRIAL & Business(possible losses)>>>U.S military bases,Tourism,Nasa tracking facilities,Petrolium & medical exports,shipping,ship repairing,Banking
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