Flag of Bahamas and en-BS

Locale Code: en-BS

The locale code represents English language in Bahamas.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive en-BS locale data for Bahamas
Country NameBahamas
Country Name (Local)The Bahamas
Country Flag🇧🇸
Country Area13943 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)BS
Language NameEnglish
Language Name (Local)English
Language Code (ISO 639-1)en
ContinentCentral America
Capital NameNassau
Capital Latitude25.05823
Capital Longitude-77.34306
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The currency used for the locale code en-BS is Bahamian Dollar.

Currency information for Bahamas and en-BS locale
Currency NameBahamian Dollar
Currency Name (Local)Bahamian dollar
Currency CodeBSD
Currency Symbol$
Currency Numeric44
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCents


Bahamas has one timezone with UTC offset UTC-05:00.



Bahamas is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'en-BS' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, en_BS is a locale code for English language in Bahamas. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.