Bermuda Travel and Tourism

Bermuda Islands or the Somers Isles is a British overseas territory in the North Atlantic Ocean. Located off the east coast of the United States, it is situated around 1,770 kilometres is a British overseas territory in the North Atlantic Ocean. Located off the east coast of the United States, it is situated around 1,770 kilometres northeast of Miami, Florida, and 1,350 kilometres south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The nearest landmass is Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, about 1,030 kilometres west-northwest. Its capital city is Hamilton.
It is the oldest and most populous remaining British overseas territory, settled by England a century before the Acts of Union created the Kingdom of Great Britain. Bermuda’s first capital, St. George’s, was settled in 1612 and is the oldest continuously inhabited English town in the Americas.
Although usually referred to in the singular, the territory consists of approximately 138 islands, with a total area of 53.3 square kilometres . The largest island, Main Island, is sometimes itself called Bermuda. Compiling a list of the islands is often complicated, as many have more than one name . Despite its small land mass, there has been a tendency for place names to be repeated; there are, for example, two islands named Long Island, and St. George’s Town is located on St. George’s Island within St. George’s Parish .
Bermuda has a very affluent economy, with finance as its largest sector followed by tourism, giving it the world’s highest GDP per capita in 2005. It has a subtropical climate.