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Barbados National Anthem

Barbados National Anthem
In Plenty and In Time of Need


In plenty and in time of need
When this fair land was young
Our brave forefathers sowed the seed
From which our pride was sprung
A pride that makes no wanton boast
Of what it has withstood
That binds our hearts from coast to coast
The pride of nationhood

We loyal sons and daughters all
Do hereby make it known
These fields and hills beyond recall
Are now our very own
We write our names on history’s page
With expectations great
Strict guardians of our heritage
Firm craftsmen of our fate

The Lord has been the people’s guide
For past three hundred years.
With Him still on the people’s side
We have no doubts or fears.
Upward and onward we shall go,
Inspired, exulting, free,
And greater will our nation grow
In strength and unity.

Flag History

The flag of Barbados was adopted at the time of independence in 1966. The flag consists of two outside dark blue vertical stripes which represent the sea separated by on vertical gold stripe which reflects the sands. Inside the gold stripe is broken trident which represents a break with the past.

Geographic Coordinates: 13 10 N, 59 32 W
Life Expectancy: 74.14 years
Currency Barbados dollar (BBD)
Calling Code +1 246

Governor General:Philip Greaves
Prime Minister:Freundel Stuart
Capital city:Bridgetown
Languages:English (official), Bajan (English-based creole language, widely spoken in informal settings)
National statistics office
Population:284,996 (2016)
Area:430 (2016)
GDP per capita:16,097 (2016)
GDP, billion current US$:4.6 (2016)
GINI index:No data
Ease of Doing Business rank:117 (2016)


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