Jamaica Statistics

  • Capital: Kingston
  • Population: 2,909,714
  • GDP: $23,720,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    4,244 (sq miles)
    10,991 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: Jamaican dollar (JMD)

Jamaica Facts

  • Jamaica Facts... When a child loses a tooth, at night the Rolling Calf comes rattling chains to take the child and their tooth away. They put... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes... Ackee and Saltfish is the Jamaican national dish. The fruit of the ackee tree, poisonous until its outer casing has opened, is not consumed widely... Learn More
  • Family... Most Jamaican families are headed by women. Jamaicans adore children. About one-third of Jamaican women have their first child during adolescence. Women often raise children... Learn More
  • Fashion... Though Jamaican clothing and fashion is not as popular as European and African clothing it is defined by the use of primary colors and the popular use... Learn More


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