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    Bermuda Geography - 1990

      Total area: 50 km2
      land area: 50 km2

      Comparative area: about 0.3 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 103 km

      Maritime claims:

      Continental shelf: 200 meters or to depth of exploitation;

      Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm;

      Territorial sea: 12 nm

      Climate: subtropical; mild, humid; gales, strong winds common in winter

      Terrain: low hills separated by fertile depressions

      Natural resources: limestone, pleasant climate fostering tourism

      Land use: 0% arable land; 0% permanent crops; 0% meadows and pastures; 20% forest and woodland; 80% other

      Environment: ample rainfall, but no rivers or freshwater lakes; consists of about 360 small coral islands

      Note: 1,050 km east of North Carolina; some reclaimed land leased by US Government

      NOTE: The information regarding Bermuda on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bermuda Geography 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bermuda Geography 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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