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About Grand Bahama Island



Grand Bahama is the northernmost of the islands of the Bahamas, and the closest major island to the United States, lying 90 kilometres (56 mi) off the state of Florida. Grand Bahama is the fourth largest island in the Bahamas island chain of approximately 700 islands and 2,400 cays. The island is approximately 150 kilometres (93 mi) long west to east and 20 kilometres (12 mi) at its widest point north to south.

Administratively the island consists of the Freeport Bonded Area and the districts of East Grand Bahama and West Grand