Jamaica
Located In
Americas
Area (km sq.)
10991.0
Time Zones
UTC-5
Capital
Kingston
Divisions
Kingston Parish
Trelawny Parish
Saint Mary Parish
Saint James Parish
Clarendon Parish
Westmoreland Parish
Saint Elizabeth Parish
Saint Thomas Parish
Saint Ann Parish
Saint Catherine Parish
Saint Andrew Parish
Hanover Parish
Portland Parish
Manchester Parish
Currency
Jamaican dollar
Language
Jamaican English
Calling Code
876
Government
Democracy
Parliamentary system
Constitutional monarchy
Founded
1962-08-06
Anthem
Jamaica
Land We Love

Jamaica

Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, comprising the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. The island, 10,990 square kilometres in area, lies about 145 kilometres south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres west of Hispaniola, the island containing the nation-states of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Jamaica is the fifth-largest island country in the Caribbean. Once a Spanish possession known as Santiago, in 1655 it came under the rule of England, and was called ... more on Wikipedia

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