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The Capital is Hamilton.  Population  in 2021 Est. 63,900.  Head of State is the British Monarch: Queen Elizabeth II, represented by Governor:  Rena Laigie.  The official language is English.  Bermuda is 54 sq. km/21 sq. miles.  It is the overseas territory of the United Kingdom with two legislative houses (Senate; and house of Assembly).  Because it did not have much in the way of resources, except for the ocean and cedar trees they built ships and became pirates from 1700’s to 1800’s.  Climate is sub-tropical, hot and humid.  May thru mid-October between 75-85 degrees.  Hottest July – Oct.  Despite its location so far north of the Caribbean, Bermuda is entirely frost-free and ice-free due to the warm water of the Gulf Stream pass near Bermuda.  Bermuda is 21 sq miles island located on the North Atlantic and off the east coast of North America. 


It was in 1503 when Bermuda was discovered by the Spanish explorer Juan de Bermudez. In the 1609, the island was claimed for the English Crown.  In 1649, the English Civil War broke consequently the Bermudian civil war erupted. When the American Revolution ended, the Royal Navy developed the harbors and built huge dockyard on the Island. Because of its nearness to the southeastern US coast, the island is frequently used by the Confederate States blockade runners to evade Union naval vessel during the American Civil War.

After the World War II, Bermuda has flourished economically rising as an offshore financial centre and premier tourist destination. A tragic event occurred on March 10, 1973 when the Governor of the island, Sir Richard Sharples, was assassinated. Arguments and debates on Bermuda’s independence have been raised followed by the creation of its formal constitution in 1968; the country is a self-governed colony since 1620.

What makes BERMUDA unique?

Bermuda is one of the corners of the mysterious Bermuda Triangle.  It has over 300 shipwrecks very close to it in the Atlantic.  It is a string of 181 islands and islets.  Only 6 of them are inhabited and are joined by bridges or causeways.  Underwater world paradise due to breathtaking views of coral reefs. Production of Rum – The Goslings Brothers, James and Ambrose, bound from America, but ended up in Bermuda in 1806 with wine, spirits and products brought over from England.