The Bahamas is a country located in the Caribbean Sea, east of Florida in the United States. It is an archipelago of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets. The Bahamas is a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, with Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state. The official language of the Bahamas is English, and the capital city is Nassau. The Bahamas has a population of around 400,000 people, and is known for its beautiful beaches and crystal-clear waters. The country has a rich history and culture, with a mix of African, European, and Caribbean influences. It is also a popular tourist destination, with a vibrant nightlife, dining, and entertainment scene.