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Facts about Jamaica

Administrative divisions: 14 parishes; Clarendon , Hanover , Kingston , Manchester , Portland , Saint Andrew , Saint Ann , Saint Catherine , Saint Elizabeth , Saint James , Saint Mary , Saint Thomas , Trelawny , Westmoreland note: for local government purposes , Kingston and Saint Andrew were amalgamated in 1923 into the present single corporate body known as the Kingston and Saint Andrew Corporation
Area: total: 10 ,991 sq km land: 10 ,831 sq km water: 160 sq km Jan Mayen
Background: The island - discovered by Christopher COLUMBUS in 1494 - was settled by the Spanish early in the 16th century. The native Taino Indians , who had inhabited Jamaica for centuries , were gradually exterminated and replaced by African slaves. England seized the island in 1655 and established a plantation economy based on sugar , cocoa , and coffee. The abolition of slavery in 1834 freed a quarter million slaves , many of whom became small farmers. Jamaica gradually obtained increasing independence from Britain , and in 1958 it joined other British Caribbean colonies in forming the Federation of the West Indies. Jamaica gained full independence when it withdrew from the Federation in 1962. Deteriorating economic conditions during the 1970s led to recurrent violence as rival gangs affiliated with the major political parties evolved into powerful organized crime networks involved in international drug smuggling and money laundering. Violent crime , drug trafficking , and poverty pose significant challenges to the government today. Nonetheless , many rural and resort areas remain relatively safe and contribute substantially to the economy. Jan Mayen
Flag description: diagonal yellow cross divides the flag into four triangles - green (top and bottom) and black (hoist side and outer side) Jan Mayen
Capital: name: Kingston geographic coordinates: 18 00 N , 76 48 W time difference: UTC-5 (same time as Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical; hot , humid; temperate interior Jan Mayen
Currency code: Jamaican dollar (JMD)
Ethnic groups: black 91.2% , mixed 6.2% , other or unknown 2.6% (2001 census)
Geographic coordinates: 18 15 N , 77 30 W Jan Mayen
Geography note: strategic location between Cayman Trench and Jamaica Channel , the main sea lanes for the Panama Canal Jan Mayen
Government type: constitutional parliamentary democracy
Imports partners: US 38.3% , Trinidad and Tobago 14.3% , Venezuela 9.7% , China 4.1% (2007)
Internet country code: .jm
Land boundaries: 1 ,022 km Jan Mayen
Neighbouring countries: 0 km Jan Mayen
Languages: English , English patois
Location: Caribbean , island in the Caribbean Sea , south of Cuba Jan Mayen
Map references: Central America and the Caribbean Jan Mayen
National holiday: Independence Day , 6 August (1962)
Nationality: noun: Jamaican(s) adjective: Jamaican
Natural hazards: hurricanes (especially July to November) Jan Mayen
Population: 2 ,804 ,332 (July 2008 est.) Jan Mayen
Religions: Protestant 62.5% (Seventh-Day Adventist 10.8% , Pentecostal 9.5% , Other Church of God 8.3% , Baptist 7.2% , New Testament Church of God 6.3% , Church of God in Jamaica 4.8% , Church of God of Prophecy 4.3% , Anglican 3.6% , other Christian 7.7%) , Roman Catholic 2.6% , other or unspecified 14.2% , none 20.9% , (2001 census)
Terrain: mostly mountains , with narrow , discontinuous coastal plain Jan Mayen
Unemployment rate: 9.9% (2007 est.)

Capital of Jamaica

Kingston (click to view Kingston map)

Places in Jamaica

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Jamaica. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Parish of Clarendon (237 google map locations)
Parish of Hanover (103 google map locations)
Parish of Kingston (6 google map locations)
Parish of Manchester (167 google map locations)
Parish of Portland (135 google map locations)
Parish of Saint Andrew (125 google map locations)
Parish of Saint Ann (269 google map locations)
Parish of Saint Catherine (241 google map locations)
Parish of Saint Elizabeth (172 google map locations)
Parish of Saint James (84 google map locations)
Parish of Saint Mary (142 google map locations)
Parish of Saint Thomas (128 google map locations)
Parish of Trelawny (99 google map locations)
Parish of Westmoreland (144 google map locations)

Random cities in Jamaica

Kingston, the capital city of Jamaica.


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