Basic facts about Jamaica

Country name: Jamaica
Capital: Kingston
Country code: 299
Continent: Central America and Caribbean
Currency name: Jamaican dollar
Independence: 1962-08-06 00:00:00
Independent from: from the UK
Total area (km2): 10,991
Land area (km2): 10,831
Water area (km2): 160
Population: 2,909,714
Population note: 2,909,714 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: English(Jamaican English)
All languages: English, English patois
Time zone: (UTC-5)
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Drive on: left
Calling code: +1-876
Domain: .jm