Jamaica: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: 17.65779 / longitude: -77.16618

General information


On average citizens spend 12 years in school (including higher education).


This nation's capital is Kingston. The following languages are spoken by the nation's citizens: English, Jamaican Patois. 10,991 kmĀ² make up the entire country, a postcode system isn't employed and the key cities are: Kingston, Spanish Town, Portmore, Montego Bay, Kingston.


Around 2,723,246 people live in this country, or 0.037% of all people on earth. 29.40 years is the median age in this country and the birth growth rate is at 0.09%.


The local currency (JMD) is represented by the symbol J$. In 2021 the GDP was $14,657,586,937 USD, placing it at position 121 in the market.


There are UNESCO listed sites: Blue and John Crow Mountains. Example of famous dishes in this country: Ackee and Saltfish, Jamaican patty.

Good to know

The country's ISO code is JM, phone numbers start with +1876, the country's websites have the domain name ".jm" Visit https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica to learn more 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