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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:

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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

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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Baha Mar is located at Cable Beach, New Providence Island, Nassau, Bahamas.
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.
21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Home to the most pristine blue waters, Caves Heights is a premier oceanfront luxury condo development on the western shore of New Providence Island situated in Nassau's extensive yachting community.
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.
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.
The private investment company is also master planning two large scale development projects: 7,000 acres at Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida, to include a regional town center, residential homes, office buildings anchored by a state-of-the-art biomedical research facility, hospital and university medical college and; 3,600 acres on the western end of New Providence Island in The Bahamas.
5 billion resort on New Providence Island, is due for completion in December 2014 and expected to follow the lead of Atlantis.
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.
Baha Mar represents a quantum leap forward in the continued success of The Bahamas, ushering in a new era for Nassau's Cable Beach area of New Providence Island.
Investment company boss Hywel Jones, 55, originally from Wales, was ambushed last month as he arrived for work on the outskirts of the city of Nassau on the tropical New Providence Island.

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