Barbados is considered a great nation due to its total area. The total land area is 431 km². The continental shelf of Barbados is approximately 426 km². Barbados is in North America. North America lies entirely in the northern hemisphere and almost exclusively in the western hemisphere. North American countries include Canada, Mexico, and the United States, among others. Barbados is not a landlocked country. This means that it is bounded by at least one large body of water. The average altitude range of Barbados is 170 m.
The total length of the land borders of Barbados is 0 kilometers. Barbados has no land borders, which means that there are also no neighboring countries in the traditional sense of the word.
The capital of Barbados is Bridgetown. The largest city in Barbados is Bridgetown.
The average altitude range of Barbados is 170 m. The highest point of Barbados is Mount Hillaby with an official height of 336 m. The lowest point of Barbados is the Atlantic. The difference in altitude between the highest (Mount Hillaby) and the lowest (Atlantic) point of Barbados is 336 m.
The total land area of Barbados is 431 km². and the entire Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is 186,898 km². The continental shelf of Barbados is approximately 426 km². Including the land mass and the EEZ, the total area of Barbados is approximately 187,329 km². Barbados is considered a great nation due to its total area.
Forest and farmland
20 km² of the territory of Barbados is covered with forest, and 5% of the total land in the country is forest. Barbados has 160 km² of arable land, which makes up 37% of the total territory of the country.