Barbados Country in the Caribbean information and photo #Barbados – Barbados flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Barbados, in the eastern Caribbean, is an independent island nation within the British Commonwealth. Bridgetown, the capital, is a cruise-ship stop with shopping, colonial buildings and one of the Western Hemisphere’s oldest synagogues. Barbadian traditions range from afternoon tea and cricket (the national sport) to pursuits such as scuba diving at Dottins Reef and golfing on designer oceanside courses.
Currency: Barbadian dollar
Population: 284,644 (2013) World Bank
Governor-general: Elliott Belgrave
Continent: Americas, North America