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Barbados is an island country located in the Caribbean Sea, east of the Windward Islands and north of Trinidad and Tobago. It has an area of 431 square kilometers and a population of over 285,000 people. The capital city is Bridgetown which is also the country’s largest city with more than 100,000 inhabitants. The geography of Barbados is characterized by its low-lying coastline with coral reefs and numerous bays, beaches and coves along its eastern and western shores. The highest peak in Barbados is Mount Hillaby at 336 meters above sea level which is located in the Scotland District. Other notable mountains are Mount Pleasant, Mount St. John and Mount Wilcox. The climate in Barbados varies depending on elevation but generally has hot summers and mild winters with temperatures ranging from 21°C to 32°C throughout the year. Rainfall averages around 1,400mm per year with higher amounts falling during summer months while winter usually sees some rainfall across much of the country. Barbados also experiences extreme weather conditions such as tropical storms during summer months while winter brings strong winds to parts of northern regions of the country. Thunderstorms are common during spring months while floods can occur due to heavy rainfall or melting snow from higher elevations during spring or early summer months. Check bridgat for Barbados Weather and Climate.