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According to topschoolsintheusa.com, Barbados is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea, east of the Windward Islands and northeast of Trinidad and Tobago. It has a total land area of 430 square kilometers and its terrain is mostly flat with some rolling hills in the interior. The highest point in Barbados is Mount Hillaby at 336 meters above sea level. The educational system in Barbados is divided into three levels: primary, secondary and tertiary. Primary education begins at age five and is compulsory until age 11 or completion of Grade 6. Secondary education consists of grades 7-11 and leads to the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC). Post-secondary education includes university studies, technical training, and vocational training. The University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hill Campus is the main public university in the country, offering degree programs in a wide range of disciplines such as business administration, engineering, law, medicine and nursing. In addition to this public institution, there are numerous private universities that offer degree programs for specialized fields such as theology or international relations. See localcollegeexplorer for Barbados History.

Barbados Modern History

Barbados is a country located in North America. With the capital city of Bridgetown, Barbados has a population of 287,386 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. After independence from the United Kingdom in 1966, Barbados evolved from an agricultural society in which the sugar industry dominated, to a service-based economy with tourism in the… Read More »

What to See in Bridgetown (Barbados)

According to SIMPLYYELLOWPAGES, Bridgetown is the capital of Barbados. It is located in the southern part of the country’s west coast in St. Michael’s County. The city stands on the shores of Carlisle Bay along the delta of the Constitution River. Nearly half of the country’s population lives in Bridgetown and its environs. The name… Read More »

Barbados Healthcare and Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink 3 – malaria no – Typhoid & Polio 2 – cholera no yellow fever 1 Overview Medical care is good. Private treatment is possible, some private clinics are available. There are also German-speaking doctors. The two hospitals have highly qualified staff. It is recommended to take… Read More »

Best Travel Time and Climate for Barbados

In contrast to many other Caribbean islands, Barbados would never be described with the word “sleepy”. The people are open and friendly. Barbados is located in front of South America, the island has some famous luxury resorts and is known for its rum. In addition, the restaurants in Barbados are considered to be the best… Read More »