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The nation of Barbados is the easternmost country of the Caribbean islands. It is the only Caribbean colony to have been governed only by one European nation, Great Britain. The island became independent in 1966, but it remains a member of the British Commonwealth. With a population of more than 281,968 occupying 443 square miles (1 square mile = 2.59 square kilometers), Barbados is one of the world's most densely populated nations with more than 1,570 inhabitants per square mile. Historically, there has been more outmigration from Barbados than from other countries to Barbados. This has had a profound impact on religious organizations.

More than 90% of the Barbadian population are descendants of slaves, representing a mix of African tribal groups predominantly Igbo, Akan, and Yoruba. ...

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