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city (1990 pop. 5,928), capital, commercial center, and chief port of BarbadosBarbados
, island state (2005 est. pop. 279,300), 166 sq mi (430 sq km), in the West Indies. The capital and largest city is Bridgetown. Land, People, and Economy

The island, E of St. Vincent, in the Windward Islands, is the easternmost of the Caribbean islands.
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, West Indies. It is, in addition, a tourist and health resort. Sugar, rum, and molasses are the leading exports, and Bridgetown also serves as an important financial center and transshipment point. The city was founded by the British in 1628, and its old town section and nearby garrison preserve examples of colonial period architecture.


the capital of Barbados, a port on the SW coast. Pop.: 144 000 (2005 est.)
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The island is divided into 11 parishes and the city of Bridgetown for administrative purposes.
Project Description : To enhance international competitiveness of the City of Bridgetown, recently nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage site, by expanding the economic base and coordinating the redevelopment process that seeks to transform it to a city of diversity operating 24/7 blending commerce with culture, heritage, sports and traditional tourism, accommodation and entertainment operating in a 24/7 environment
R) (NASDAQ: OPEN), a provider of integrated enabling technologies for financial service providers across the United States, Canada and international markets, announced it signed an agreement with City of Bridgetown Co-operative Credit Union, Bridgetown, Barbados.