Americas > Caribbean > Jamaica


Capital: Kingston. GDP growth (annual %) 2016 : 1.4%
Key Facts

Full name: Jamaica
Population: 2.7 million (UN, 2011)
Area: 10,991 sq km (4,243 sq miles)
Major language: English (official), English patois
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 76 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 Jamaican dollar = 100 cents
Main exports: Bauxite, alumina, garments, sugar, bananas, rum
GNI per capita: US $4,800 (World Bank, 2010)
Internet domain: .jm
International dialling code: + 1876

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