Nassau is the capital and largest city of the Bahamas. With a population of 70% of the entire population of the Bahamas, Nassau is commonly defined as a primate city, dwarfing all other towns in the country. It is the centre of commerce, education, law, administration, and media of the country.
Nassau is rated Gamma - by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Gamma level cities are cities that link smaller economic regions into the world economy.
Nassau is the #69 city in the world according to the Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) which evaluates and ranks the competitiveness of the major financial centres of the world according to a wide range of criteria – Human Capital, Business, Finance, Infrastructure and Reputation.
Nassau was ranked #1192 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Nassau has a population of over 274,400 people. Nassau also forms part of the wider Bahamas metropolitan area which has a population of over 389,482 people.