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Bermuda Geography 2018

SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Bermuda Geography 2018
SOURCE: 2018 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 28, 2018

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: 233

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:
mean elevation: NA
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elevation extremes: lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m highest point: Town Hill 79 m

Natural resources:
limestone, pleasant climate fostering tourism

Land use:
agricultural land: 14.8% arable land 14.8%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 0%
[see also: Land use - agricultural land country ranks ]
forest: 20%
[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 pollution problems; water resources scarce (most obtained as rainwater or from wells); there is no sewage treatment on the island

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 2018 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Bermuda Geography 2018 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Bermuda Geography 2018 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) The 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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