Bahamians (2000 Census)
miles from Nassau and just above Cuba by 50 miles.
Time Zone: Eastern
legal tender is the Bahamian dollar (B$1), which is equivalent
in value to the US dollar. Both US and Bahamian dollars
are accepted interchangeably throughout the islands.
There is basically only one thing going on in Great and
Little Inagua and that is the salt industry. There is one
salt factory which gives tours on the island. Great Inagua
is the home of Morton Salt Works the second-largest solar
saline plant in North America with 34,000 acres.
Bahamian's drive on the left side of the road (remember:
right is left). There is not much for roads in the Inagua's.
120/240 volts, suitable for all US appliances.
There is a medical clinic on the island by Cartwright. Hence
her reason for buying on this island.
to Little Inagua and Great Inagua...
Airports: Matthew Town Airport
Take Bahamasair from Nassau.
Abilin $60 one way.
stay: There are no hotels so look for rental beachhouses
on your next vacation.
in Great Inagua and Little Inagua: Click here for weather
in the Bahamas
Highest Point Great Inagua:
Little Inagua: 99 feet
Area (Sq Miles) of Great Inagua:
596 sq miles
Area (Sq Miles) of Little
Inagua: 49 sq miles
Great Iguana Nation Park:
1Created in 1965 this 287 square mile Inagua National Park
protects a breeding colony of over 50,000 (or 80,000 according
to Island Pages) West Indian Flamingos, one of the largest
in this hemisphere. This park covers about 50% of the island.
Airport: Matthew Town on Great
- Inagua Saltyfest (August)