Location: Easternmost of the Caribbean islands, in the West Indies north of Venezuela.
Size: 21 mi/34 km long, 14 mi/23 km wide.
Religions: Protestant, Roman Catholic
Currency: Barbadian Dollar; U.S. dollar widely accepted.
Telephone/Area Code: 246
Weather: Dry season January-June; rainy season June-October; trade winds moderate tropical temperatures year-round.