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Bermuda Geography 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Bermuda Geography 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

Location:
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

Area:
total: 54 sq km
[see also: Area - total country ranks ]
land: 54 sq km
[see also: Area - land country ranks ]
water: 0 sq km
[see also: Area - water country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 232

Area - comparative:
about one-third the size of Washington, DC

Land boundaries:
0 km

Coastline:
103 km
[see also: Coastline country ranks ]

Maritime claims:
territorial sea: 12 nm
[see also: Maritime claims - territorial sea country ranks ]
exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm
[see also: Maritime claims - exclusive fishing zone country ranks ]

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

Terrain:
low hills separated by fertile depressions

Elevation:
0 m lowest point: Atlantic Ocean
79 highest point: Town Hill

Natural resources:
limestone, pleasant climate fostering tourism

Land use:
agricultural land: 14.8% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - agricultural land country ranks ]
arable land: 14.8% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - arable land country ranks ]
permanent crops: 0% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - permanent crops country ranks ]
permanent pasture: 0% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - permanent pasture country ranks ]
forest: 20% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - forest country ranks ]
other: 65.2% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - other country ranks ]

Irrigated land:
NA
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Population distribution:
relatively even population distribution throughout

Natural hazards:
hurricanes (June to November)

Environment - current issues:
dense population and heavy vehicle traffic create serious congestion and air pollution problems; water resources scarce (most obtained as rainwater or from wells); solid waste disposal; hazardous waste disposal; sewage disposal; overfishing; oil spills

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: 1) The information regarding Bermuda on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bermuda Geography 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bermuda Geography 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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