Jamaica: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 17.65779 / longitude: -77.16618

General information


This country represents 0.037% of the world's population with about 2,723,246 individuals. With a birth growth rate at 0.09%, the median age is 29.40 years.


In 2021 the GDP was $14,657,586,937 USD, which ranks it number 121 in the world. The currency ISO code is JMD and the currency symbol is J$.


The inhabitants attend school for 12 years (tertiary education included).


This nation's capital is Kingston. The area of the country is 10,991 kmĀ², they don't use a postcode system and the main cities are: Kingston, Spanish Town, Portmore, Montego Bay, Kingston. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: English, Jamaican Patois.


Well known national dishes are: Ackee and Saltfish, Jamaican patty. This nation has UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Blue and John Crow Mountains.

Good to know

The country's ISO code is JM, phone numbers start with +1876, the domain name ".jm" is used by the country's websites Check out https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica for more information about this nation.


ISO code JM
Capital Kingston
Population 2,723,246
World percentage 0.037%
Median age 29.40 years
Population growth rate 0.09%
Main cities
Spoken languages English, Jamaican Patois
GDP (2021) $14,657,586,937
GDP position #121
Currency code JMD
Currency symbol J$
School life expectancy 12 years
National dish Ackee and Saltfish, Jamaican patty
TLD .jm
Phone prefix +1876
Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica