Major cities : Kingston (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Jamaica Information

ISO 3166-1JM - JAM - 388
NATO country codeJM - JAM
FIPS 10-4 codeJM
Continent /
Jamaica CapitalKingston
Name of the inhabitantsJamaican
Jamaica National anthemJamaica, Land We Love
Jamaica National Day6 August
Jamaica Currency Jamaican dollar (JMD)
Jamaica 16.5 %
Jamaica Calling code+1-876
Jamaica Country domain code .jm
Jamaica Vehicle registration plateJA
Traveling direction Left
Time zone UTC -5:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
Group of 77
Caribbean Community

Jamaica Head of state

QueenÉlisabeth II (1962)
Governor-GeneralPatrick Allen (2009)
Prime ministerAndrew Holness (2016)

Jamaica Religion

  1. Protestantism 61 %
  2. Other 35 %
  3. Catholicism 4 %

Jamaica Data

Area10,991 km² (4,244 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants2,699,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 245.6 /km² (636.0 /sq mi)
Length of coastline1,022 km
Life expectancy72.3 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 9.6 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.688 (2010)
Gross domestic product11 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 3.1 %
4,241 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)13 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
4,911 US$ per capita
Inflation6.1 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: CCC+ (Negative, 7 March 2013)
  • Fitch: B- (Stable, 21 November 2011)
  • Moody's: B3 (Stable, 5 August 2011)

Jamaica Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Bauxite
  2. Limestone
  3. Gypsum

Jamaica Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Vegetables
  2. Citrus
  3. Bananas
  4. Yams
  5. Sugarcane
  6. Coffee
  7. Poultry
  8. Goats
  9. Milk
  10. Ackees
  11. Shellfish

Jamaica Map

Jamaica Climate (Capital)

  1. Tropical savanna climate 100 %

Jamaica Weather (Kingston)

Jamaica Electricity

Voltage110 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : A Power plug : B
Power socketPower socket : A Power socket : B

Airport Jamaica

Sangster International AirportNorman Manley International Airport
Tinson Pen Aerodrome

Jamaica Car Hire

Jamaica Hotel

Hotel Hotel Tim BambooHotel Tim Bamboo
Port Antonio
Hotel Tim Bamboo offers free Wi-Fi and complimentary breakfast and is located only 150 metres from the water in sunny Port Antonio. The air-conditioned rooms at this property come with cable TV and a private bathroom with a shower... view more
$US 76
Hotel Shirley RetreatShirley Retreat
Offering a restaurant, Shirley Retreat is located in Kingston. This simple, tropical-style hotel features free Wi-Fi, a garden and meeting facilities... view more
$US 79
Hotel Idlers' Rest Beach HotelIdlers' Rest Beach Hotel

Black River
This hotel has a quiet beach-front location on the southern coast of Jamaica, in the historic fishing village of Black River. It offers free Wi-Fi, gourmet cuisine and air-conditioned rooms with cable TV... view more
$US 100
Hotel Search-Me-HeartSearch-Me-Heart
Located less than 50 metres from the Caribbean Sea in Port Antonio, this quaint bed and breakfast offers free Wi-Fi and lush tropical gardens. Search-Me-Heart is located 8 km from the city centre... view more
$US 64
Hotel Oakland ApartmentsOakland Apartments
Oakland Apartments are located just a 10-minute drive from Kingston City Centre and offer on-site tennis courts, free Wi-Fi and a children’s play area. They also boast free private parking... view more
$US 75
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Jamaica Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 17Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 22352077
WinterParticipation : 8Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 25Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 22352077
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