Bermuda

Bermuda is a self-governing British overseas territory in the Atlantic Ocean north of the Caribbean, off the coast of North America east of North Carolina. It is one of the last remnants of the British colonial empire in North America. Although it is not in the Caribbean, it shares a lot of cultural similarities with much of the English-speaking Caribbean and so is treated as such here.

Capital Hamilton
Currency Bermudian dollar (BMD)
Population 65 thousand (2013)
Electricity 120 volt / 60 hertz (Type A, Type B)
Country code +1441
Time zone UTC−04:00
Emergencies 911
Driving side left
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Bermuda has two incorporated municipalities: one city and one town. There are also unincorporated municipalities (villages). Bermuda is divided into nine regions called parishes, listed below from west to east:

  Sandys Parish
Composed of Ireland Island, Boaz Island, and Somerset Island, Sandys is most well-known as being the point of entry for cruise ship passengers, who arrive at the 32.3265507-64.83558551 Royal Naval Dockyard . Includes the settlement of 32.3-64.8666671 Somerset Village .
  Southampton Parish
Famous for its beaches and resorts, including much photographed pink sand of 32.252222-64.8216671 Horseshoe Bay Beach
  Warwick Parish
Includes Darrell’s Island, Hawkins Island, Long Island, and Marshall’s Island, as well as Warwick Camp.
  Paget Parish
Contains several popular beaches including Coral Beach, Elbow Beach, and Grape Bay. Also home to Bermuda College, Bermuda Botanical Gardens, and Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art.
  Pembroke Parish
Includes the capital city of 32.293-64.7821 Hamilton.
  Devonshire Parish
Home to many nature-based attractions, including a national park.
  Smith’s Parish
On the southern end of Harrington Sound and includes Spittal Pond Nature Reserve.
  Hamilton Parish
It should not be confused with the city of Hamilton, is split in two by Harrington Sound and is home to 32.32-64.73751 Flatts Village, 32.3378027-64.73778611 Baileys Bay, and the Bermuda Aquarium, Zoo and Museum.
  St. George’s Parish
Together with the town of 32.379444-64.6777781 St. George’s they stand on the eponymous island, at Bermuda’s northeasternmost part. Many popular beaches are here, such as Tobacco Bay, Achille’s Bay, and St. Catherine’s Beach. Most visitors arriving by air land here at the L.F. Wade International Airport. On the St. George’s Island is the Town of St. George, the first capital, a scenic UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the oldest continually inhabited British settlement in the New World. It boasts small winding streets with typical British Colonial architecture with fountains, gardens and squares, cobbled streets and plazas.
Residential scene in Bermuda

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