Nassau, Bahamas

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City of Nassau
The Atlantis Resort
The Atlantis Resort
Coat of arms of City of Nassau
Forward, Upward, Onward, Together
City of Nassau is located in Bahamas
City of Nassau
City of Nassau
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
IslandNew Providence
 • Total207 km2 (80 sq mi)
 • Total248,948
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
 • Metro density1,203/km2 (3,120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s)242
Map showing the Bahamas

Nassau is the largest city and the capital of the Bahamas. Nassau is on New Providence Island. In 2008 about 260,000 people lived in Nassau. Nassau used to be named Charles Town.