Key: 2290  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 20
Issued: 1011 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 436 sq.km; Population - 275,000; Capital - Bridgetown
An Independent State, island located in the Windward Islands of the West Indies
east of St. Vincent. The economy is based on production of sugar and on tourism.
A former colony of GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.), internal self governing since 1961 and fully
independent since November 30th, 1966 within the British Commonwealth.
First stamps issued in 1852. Indirect UPU membership from September 1st, 1881,
direct since November 11th, 1967. Annual output about 20.
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BARBADOS

Index
BARBADOS
      Crown Colony -1961
      Self Government 1962-1966
      Independent 1966-
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
4 Farthings = 1 Penny
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
100 Cents = 1 Dollar (1950)
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