Eleuthera

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Eleuthera
Geography
LocationAtlantic Ocean
CoordinatesCoordinates: 25°06′N 76°08′W / 25.100°N 76.133°W / 25.100; -76.133
ArchipelagoBahamas
Major islandsAndros Island, Grand Bahama, Great Inagua
Area518 km2 (200 sq mi)
Length110 mi (180 km)
Width1 mi (1.6 km)
Highest elevation200 ft (61 m)
Administration
The Bahamas Bahamas
DistrictsNorth Eleuthera, Central Eleuthera, South Eleuthera
Demographics
Population11,165 (2000)
Pop. density21.6/km2 (56/sq mi)
Ethnic groups85% 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.