Interesting facts about Bermuda

Many people in Bermuda are associated with the mysterious disappearances of aircraft and ships, and this area itself is some mysterious “black hole” where it is easy to disappear without a trace. These islands are shrouded in a veil of myths and mysteries …

The Bermuda archipelago includes 150 islands.

Only about two dozen of them are inhabited.

Ten islands are connected by bridges.

The total area of ​​Bermuda is about 53 square kilometers.

Bermuda de jure and de facto are the overseas territory of Britain.

The official language of Bermuda is English.

Bermudians were first discovered by the Spaniards at the beginning of the 16th century, but did not colonize them. After a century, an English settlement appeared on the islands.

In the first half of the 20th century, some of the Bermuda were connected by rail.

The original name of Bermuda is Somers Island.

Islands of the archipelago have an interesting origin – coral formations formed at the top of an inactive underwater volcano.

In Bermuda there is an endemic species of vegetation – Bermuda juniper.

There are no rivers or streams in Bermuda. There are small ponds, but they are filled with salt water.

The only source of fresh water in Bermuda is the rainwater collected by local residents. So do the residents of other small island states, for example, the Kiribati republic.

Four-fifths of everything consumed on the island falls on Bermuda imported.

The currency of Bermuda is the Bermuda dollar, tied to the US dollar in a one-to-one ratio.

Bermuda is located at the intersection of a large number of air and sea routes.