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, officially Commonwealth of the Bahamas, independent nation (2005 est. pop. 301,800), 4,403 sq mi (11,404 sq km), in the Atlantic Ocean, consisting of some 700 islands and islets and about 2,400 cays, beginning c.50 mi (80 km) off SE Florida and extending c.
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New Providence,

borough (1990 pop. 11,439), Union co., NE N.J.; settled c.1720, set off and inc. 1899. It is largely residential but has some light industry. Roses and fruit are grown there commercially. Originally called Turkey Town, its name was changed to New Providence in 1778.

New Providence

an island in the Atlantic, in the Bahamas. Chief town: Nassau. Pop.: 210 832 (2000). Area: 150 sq. km (58 sq. miles)
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5 million is being targeted to increase resilience to coastal hazards through science-based shoreline stabilization and coastal flooding control measures coupled with sustainable rehabilitation of adjacent critical public infrastructure at three priority sites on East Grand Bahama Island, Central Long Island, and Nassau/Junkanoo Beach on New Providence Island.
In calm waters, near a reef off New Providence Island, instructors teach novice aquanauts how to mount the SUB and then guide them into 15 feet of clear ocean to motor past coral reefs and brightly colored tropical fish.
On New Providence Island, where there is one dog for every two people, the fall- out from the storm stretched the Bahamas Humane Society (the 75-year-old animal charity where Fiona spends her days off) to breaking point.
Fortunately, Irene tracked east of densely populated New Providence Island and Grand Bahama Island, subjecting them to only tropical storm force winds," said Scott Stransky, scientist at AIR Worldwide.
The vast Baha Mar complex at Cable Beach on New Providence island features a collection of elite hotels which will boast gaming, entertainment, private residences and shops.
The project seeks to reduce costs for road users by providing a more rational and efficient transport system for New Providence island, where the capital Nassau is located.
Almost all the victims were Bahamian and the vast majority of the murders occurred on New Providence Island in Nassau neighbourhoods.
Investment company boss Hywel Jones, 55, originally from Wrexham, was ambushed last April as he arrived for work on the outskirts of the city of Nassau on the tropical New Providence Island.
New Providence island, whose 165,000 people account for more than half the population of the Bahamas, is only seven miles from north to south.
Baha Mar is located at Cable Beach, New Providence Island, Nassau, Bahamas.
Investment company boss Hywel Jones, 55, originally from Wrexham, was ambushed last month as he arrived for work on the outskirts of the city of Nassau on the tropical New Providence Island.
You can even step into your very own tropical tank at the Atlantis hotel complex on Paradise Island on the outskirts of the capital Nassau on New Providence Island.

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