The Bahamas capital is Nassau. Nassau is located on New Providence Island. New Providence Island is known for it’s charm, and rich colonial history. New Providence Island offers oppurtunities for sports activities, shopping, and sightseeing. The Bahamas are known for their scenic beauty and year round tropical weather. They are one of the most visited tourist spots in the world. About 80% of the people vacationing in the Bahamas are from the United States. The people living in the Bahamas consists of Europeans, South Americans, Canadians, and others. The population of the Bahamas is 391,232.