Jamaica Facts



Jamaica Facts

Jamaica is located in the Caribbean. This island is located south of Cuba.

  • Language: English

  • Currency: Jamaican dollar (JMD).

  • Population: 2,825,928 (July 2009 est.)

  • Land Size: 10,991 square kilometers

  • Capital: Kingston

  • Borders: None

  • Industries: Include tourism, bauxite/alumina, agro processing, light manufactures, rum, cement, metal, paper, chemical products, telecommunications. Agriculture: Include sugarcane, bananas, coffee, citrus, yams, ackees, vegetables; poultry, goats, milk; crustaceans, mollusks.

  • Land divisions:
    Jamaica is divided into 14 parishes; Clarendon, Hanover, Kingston, Manchester, Portland, Saint Andrew, Saint Ann, Saint Catherine, Saint Elizabeth, Saint James, Saint Mary, Saint Thomas, Trelawny, and Westmoreland.

  • Major Cities:
    Kingston (Saint Andrew, New Kingston (Saint Andrew), Spanish Town (Saint Catherine), Portmore (Saint Catherine), Montego Bay (Saint James), Mandeville (Manchester), May Pen (Clarendon), Old Harbour (Saint Catherine), Linstead (Saint Catherine), Half Way Tree (Saint Andrew).

    List of Islands of Grenada:
    * Big Half Moon Bay * Bogue Islands * Booby Cay * Bumpduklok * Dolphin Island * Emerald Island * Great Goat Island * Little Goat Island * Green Island * Gun Cay (part of the Port Royal Cays) * Jamaica * Kokomo Island * Lime Cay (part of the Port Royal Cays) * Little Half Moon Cay * Maiden Cay (part of the Port Royal Cays) * Monkey Island * Morant Cays * Navy Island * One Bush Cay * Pedro Cays * Big Pelican Island * Little Pelican Island * Pigeon Island * Princess Island * Salt Island * Tower Island (Tower Isle)



    English
    Caribbean Countries | Caribbean Map | Jamaican Flag | Jamaican Map

    Español
    Paises del Caribe | Mapa del Caribe | Bandera de Jamaica | Mapa de Jamaica





    Sources
    http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/299716/Jamaica
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/jm.html
    http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/caribbean/jamaica/currency.htm
    http://www.geonames.org/JM/largest-cities-in-jamaica.html
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_islands_in_the_Caribbean#Jamaica



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