Bermuda Geography - 2023


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North America, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, east of South Carolina (US)

Geographic coordinates

32 20 N, 64 45 W

Map references

North America


total: 54 sq km

land: 54 sq km

water: 0 sq km

Area - comparative

about one-third the size of Washington, DC

Land boundaries

total: 0 km


103 km

Maritime claims

territorial sea: 12 nm

exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm


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


low hills separated by fertile depressions


highest point: Town Hill 79 m

lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Natural resources

limestone, pleasant climate fostering tourism

Land use

agricultural land: 14.8% (2018 est.)

arable land: 14.8% (2018 est.)

permanent crops: 0% (2018 est.)

permanent pasture: 0% (2018 est.)

forest: 20% (2018 est.)

other: 65.2% (2018 est.)

Irrigated land


Population distribution

relatively even population distribution throughout

Natural hazards

hurricanes (June to November)

Geography - note

consists of about 138 coral islands and islets with ample rainfall, but no rivers or freshwater lakes; some land was leased by the US Government from 1941 to 1995

NOTE: The information regarding Bermuda on this page is re-published from the 2023 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bermuda 2023 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bermuda 2023 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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