Jamaica Facts and Culture

  • Family: Most Jamaican families are headed by women. Jamaicans adore children. About one-third of Jamaican women have their first child during... More
  • Fashion: Though Jamaican clothing and fashion is not as popular as European and African clothing it is defined by the use of primary... More
  • Visiting: Table manners are Continental style -- the fork is held in the left hand and the knife in the right... More

Jamaica Facts

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Capital Kingston
Government Type constitutional parliamentary democracy and a Commonwealth realm
Currency JMD
Population 2,909,714
Total Area 4,244 Square Miles
10,991 Square Kilometers
Location Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba
Language English, patois English

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