Eleuthera

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Eleuthera
Geography
Location Atlantic Ocean
Coordinates Coordinates: 25°06′N 76°08′W / 25.1°N 76.133°W / 25.1; -76.133
Archipelago Bahamas
Major islands Andros Island, Grand Bahama, Great Inagua
Area 518 km2 (200 sq mi)
Length 110 mi (180 km)
Width 1 mi (1.6 km)
Elevation 200 ft (61 m)
Country
The Bahamas Bahamas
Districts North Eleuthera, Central Eleuthera, South Eleuthera
Demographics
Population 11,165 (as of 2000)
Density 21.6 /km2 (56 /sq mi)
Ethnic groups 85% black (esp. West African), 12% European, 3% other

Eleuthera, sometimes spelled Eleuthra, is an island in The Bahamas. It is 50 miles (80 km) east of Nassau. It is long and thin—110 miles (180 km) long and in places little more than 1 mile (1,600 m) wide.