Long Island, Bahamas

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District of Long Island
Coordinates: 25°4′N 77°20′W / 25.067°N 77.333°W / 25.067; -77.333Coordinates: 25°4′N 77°20′W / 25.067°N 77.333°W / 25.067; -77.333
Country  Bahamas
Island Long Island
Established 1996
Government
 • Type District Council
 • Chief Councillor Ian Knowles
 • Deputy Chief Councillor Dwayne Fox
Area
 • Total 448 km2 (173 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,992
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Area code(s) 242

Long Island is an island in the Bahamas. Its capital is Clarence Town. Long Island is one of the Districts of the Bahamas. It is known as the most scenic island in the Bahamas. The population is about 3,000 people.

Long Island is about 130 kilometers long and 6 km wide at its widest point. Long Island is about 265 km southeast of the Bahamian capital of Nassau.