Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands are an island group in the Sea, 90 mi south of . They are a self-governing British Overseas Territory. The stunning coral reefs and outstandingly clear waters have made this island group a popular destination for divers.
Photo: Salvatore Freni Jr, CC BY 2.0.

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, shaped like a giant claw "pinching" the North Sound, is the largest of the three islands in the Cayman Islands, a British Overseas Territory. Photo: Burtonpe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a 14-square-mile island in the Cayman Islands. Photo: CommonsHelper2 Bot, CC BY 2.5.

is the smallest and least developed of the three Cayman Islands. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Cayman Islands

Latitude of center
19.5° or 19° 30' north
Longitude of center
-80.6° or 80° 36' west
Population
49,000
Area
101 miles² (262 km²)
Capital
George Town
Currency
Dollar (KYD)
Phone code
.ky
Internet domain
+1-345
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249399364
Geo­Names ID
3580718
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Also Known As

  • Afar: Kaymanov atawları
  • Afrikaans: Kaaimanseilande
  • Akan: Cayman Supɔws
  • Akan: Kemanfo Islands
  • Albanian: Ishujt Cayman
  • Albanian: Ishujt Kajman
  • Amharic: ከይመን ደሴቶች
  • Amharic: ካይማን ደሴቶች
  • Arabic: Kapuropud-an Cayman
  • Arabic: جزر الكايمان
  • Arabic: جزر الكايمن
  • Arabic: جزر كايمان
  • Aragonese: Islas Caimán
  • Armenian: Կայմանյան կղզիներ
  • Assamese: কেইমেন দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Asturian; Bable: Islles Caimán
  • Azerbaijani: Kayman Adaları
  • Azerbaijani: Kayman adaları
  • Bambara: Bama Gun
  • Bashkir: Кайман утрауҙары
  • Basque: Kaiman Uharteak
  • Basque: Kaiman uharteak
  • Belarusian: Кайманавы астравы
  • Bengali: কেইম্যান দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Bengali: কেম্যান দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Bishnupriya: কায়ম্যান দ্বীপমালা
  • Bosnian: Kajmanska Ostrva
  • Bosnian: Kajmanska ostrva
  • Breton: Inizi Cayman
  • Bulgarian: Кайманови острови
  • Burmese: ကေမန် ကျွန်းစု
  • Catalan: Illes Caiman
  • Cebuano: Isla sa Cayman
  • Central Bicolano: Islas Caiman
  • Central Bicolano: Kaiislahang Cayman
  • Central Kurdish: دوورگەکانی کەیمەن
  • Chechen: Кайман гӀайренаш
  • Chechen: Кайманийн гӀайренаш
  • Cherokee: ᎨᎢᎹᏂ ᏚᎦᏚᏛᎢ
  • Chinese: Cayman Kûn-tó
  • Chinese: 凯门群岛
  • Chinese: 开曼群岛 / 開曼群島
  • Chinese: 开曼群岛
  • Chinese: 盖曼群岛
  • Chinese: 開曼羣島
  • Chinese: 開曼群島
  • Cornish: Ynysow Kayman
  • Croatian: Kajmanski Otoci
  • Croatian: Kajmanski otoci
  • Czech: Kajmanské ostrovy
  • Danish: Caymanøerne
  • Dimli: Adey Kaymani
  • Divehi: ކޭމަން ޖަޒީރާ
  • Dutch: CYM
  • Dutch: Caymaneilanden
  • Dutch: KY
  • Dutch: Kaaiman-Eilanden
  • Dutch: Kaaimaneilanden
  • Dzongkha: ཁེ་མེན་གླིང་ཚོམ
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: جزر كايمان
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Cægman Iegland
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Cægman Īegland
  • English: CAY
  • English: ky
  • Esperanto: Kajmana Insularo
  • Esperanto: Kejmanoj
  • Estonian: Kaimanisaared
  • Ewe: Kayman ƒudomekpowo nutome
  • Extremaduran: Islas Caimán
  • Faroese: Caymanoyggjar
  • Faroese: Caymanoyggjarnar
  • Finnish: Caymansaaret
  • Franco-Provençal: Iles Cayimans
  • French: Iles Caïmanes
  • French: iles caimans
  • French: Îles Caïman
  • French: Îles Caïmanes
  • French: Îles Caïmans
  • French: îles Caïmans
  • Frisian: Caymaneilannen
  • Frisian: Kaaimaneilannen
  • Fulah: Duuɗe Kaymaa
  • Gaelic (Scots): Na h-Eileanan Caimean
  • Gagauz: Kayman Adaları
  • Gallegan: Illas Caimán - Cayman Islands
  • Gallegan: Illas Caimán
  • Ganda: Bizinga ebya Kayimaani
  • Georgian: კაიმანის კუნძულები
  • German: Cayman Islands
  • German: Kaiman-Inseln
  • German: Kaimaninseln
  • German: Lagartos
  • German: Las Caymanas
  • German: Las Tortugas
  • Greek: Κέιμαν Νήσοι
  • Greek: Νήσοι Κέιμαν
  • Greek: Νησιά Κέιμαν
  • Greek: Νησιά Καϋμάν
  • Guianese Creole French: Zil Kayiman
  • Gujarati: કેમન આઇલેન્ડ્સ
  • Gujarati: કેમેન આઇલેન્ડ્સ
  • Gujarati: કેમેન આયલેન્ડ્સ
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Kayman
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Zile Kayiman
  • Hakka Chinese: Cayman Khiùn-tó
  • Hausa: Cayman Khiùn-tó
  • Hausa: Tsibiran Kaiman
  • Hebrew: איי קיימן
  • Hindi: केमन द्वीपसमूह
  • Hindi: केमैन द्वीपसमूह
  • Hindi: कैमेन द्वीपसमूह
  • Hungarian: Kajmán-szigetek
  • Icelandic: Caymaneyjar
  • Ido: Insuli Kaiman
  • Ido: Kaiman-Insuli
  • Igbo: Agwaetiti Cayman
  • Inari Sami: Caymansuolluuh
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Cayman
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Kayman
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Insulas de Caiman
  • Irish: Oileáin Cayman
  • Italian: Isole Cayman
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kieman Ailanz
  • Japanese: ケイマン諸島
  • Javanese: Kapuloan Cayman
  • Javanese: Kapuloan Kéman
  • Kalaallisut: Cayman qeqertaq
  • Kannada: ಕೇಮನ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು
  • Kara-Kalpak: Kaymanov atawları
  • Kashmiri: کیمَن جٔزیٖرٕ
  • Kazakh: Кайман аралдары
  • Khmer: កោះ​កៃម៉ង់
  • Kikuyu: Visiwa vya Kayman
  • Kinyarwanda: Ibirwa bya Kayimani
  • Kirghiz: Кайман аралдары
  • Korean: 케이맨 제도
  • Korean: 케이맨제도
  • Kurdish: Giravên Caymanê
  • Kurdish: Giravên Kaymanê
  • Lao: ໝູ່ເກາະ ເຄແມນ
  • Latin: Insulae Caimanenses
  • Latvian: Kaimanu Salas
  • Latvian: Kaimanu salas
  • Letzeburgesch: Kaimaninselen
  • Ligurian: Isoe Cayman
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Kaojmaanseilen
  • Lingala: Bisanga bya Kayíma
  • Lithuanian: Kaimanų Salos
  • Lithuanian: Kaimanų salos
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Kaimaninseln
  • Luba-Katanga: Lutanda lua Kayima
  • Macedonian: Кајмански Острови
  • Malagasy: Nosy Kayman
  • Malay (generic): Cayman Islands
  • Malay (generic): Kepulauan Cayman
  • Malayalam: കേയ്മാൻ ദ്വീപുകൾ
  • Malayalam: കേയ്മൻ ദ്വീപുകൾ
  • Maltese: Gżejjer Cayman
  • Maltese: Gżejjer Kajman
  • Maltese: il-Gżejjer Cayman
  • Manipuri: ꯀꯦꯃꯦꯟ ꯏꯊꯠꯁꯤꯡ
  • Maori: nga Moutere Cayman
  • Marathi: केमन द्वीपसमूह
  • Marathi: केमन बेटे
  • Min Dong Chinese: Cayman Gùng-dō̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Cayman Kûn-tó
  • Mingrelian: კაიმანიშ კოკეფი
  • Mongolian: Кайманы арлууд
  • Mongolian: ꯀꯦꯃꯦꯟ ꯏꯊꯠꯁꯤꯡ
  • Ndebele, North: Cayman Islands
  • Nepali: केयमान टापु
  • Northern Frisian: Kaiman Eilunen
  • Northern Sami: Cayman-sullot
  • Norwegian: Caymanøyene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Caymanøyene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Caymanøyane
  • Novial: Kayman Isles
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Illas Caiman
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Islas Caiman
  • Oriya: କେମନ୍ ଦ୍ଵୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Oriya: କେମନ୍ ଦ୍ୱୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Oriya: କେମ୍ୟାନ୍‌ ଦ୍ୱୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Кайманы сакъадæхтæ
  • Panjabi: ਕੇਮਨ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Panjabi: ਕੇਮੈਨ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Persian: جزایر کِیمن
  • Persian: جزایر کیمن
  • Piemontese: Ìsole Caiman
  • Polish: Kajmany
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Caiman
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Caimã
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Caimão
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Cayman
  • Pushto: کیمان ټاپوګان
  • Quechua: Islas Caimán
  • Raeto-Romance: Inslas Cayman
  • Romanian: Insulele Cayman
  • Rundi: Ibirwa bya Keyimani
  • Russian: Каймановы Острова
  • Russian: Каймановы острова
  • Russian: Острова Кайман
  • Russian: острова Кайман
  • Sango: Âzûâ Ngundë, Kaimäni
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Kaimaninsle
  • Scots: Cayman Islands
  • Serbian: Кајманска Острва
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kajmanski Otoci
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kajmanski otoci
  • Shan: မူႇၵုၼ် ၶေးမႅၼ်း
  • Shona: Zvitsuwa zveCayman
  • Sicilian: Cayman Islands
  • Sindhi: ڪي مين ٻيٽ
  • Sinhalese: කේමන් දුපත්
  • Sinhalese: කේමන් දූපත
  • Sinhalese: කේමන් දූපත්
  • Slovak: Kajmanie ostrovy
  • Slovak: Kajmanské ostrovy
  • Slovenian: Kajmanji otoki
  • Slovenian: Kajmanski otoki
  • Somali: Cayman Islands
  • Sorbian, Lower: Kajmany
  • South Azerbaijani: کئیمن آدالاری
  • South Azerbaijani: کیمن آدالاری
  • Spanish: Cayman Islands
  • Spanish: Islas Caiman
  • Spanish: Islas Caimán
  • Sundanese: Kapuloan Kayman
  • Swahili (generic): Cayman
  • Swahili (generic): Visiwa vya Cayman
  • Swedish: Caymanöarna
  • Tagalog: Kapuluang Kayman
  • Tajik: Ҷазираҳои Кайман
  • Tamil: கெய்மென் தீவுகள்
  • Tamil: கேமன் தீவுகள்
  • Tatar: Кайман утраулары
  • Telugu: కేమన్ దీవులు
  • Telugu: కేమాన్ దీవులు
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะเคย์แมน
  • Tibetan: ཁེ་མེན་གླིང་ཕྲན།
  • Tigrinya: ደሴታት ኬይማን
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻOtumotu Keimeni
  • Tosk Albanian: Kaimaninseln
  • Turkish: Cayman Adaları
  • Turkmen: Kaýman adalary
  • Uighur: كايمان ئاراللىرى
  • Uighur: كايمان تاقىم ئاراللىرى
  • Ukrainian: Кайманові острови
  • Urdu: جزائر کیمین
  • Urdu: کیمین آئلینڈز
  • Uzbek: Kayman Orollari
  • Uzbek: Kayman orollari
  • Venetian: Ìzołe Caiman
  • Vietnamese: Quần Đảo Cayman
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Cayman
  • Walloon: Iyreye des Cayimans
  • Waray (Philippines): Kapuropud-an Cayman
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd Caiman
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd Cayman
  • Western Mari: Кайман ошмаотывлӓ
  • Western Panjabi: کیمین جزیرے
  • Wolof: Duni Kaymaan
  • Wolof: Duni Kaymaŋ
  • Wu Chinese: 开曼群岛
  • Yiddish: קיימאַן אינזלען
  • Yiddish: קיימאן אינזלען
  • Yoruba: Etíokun Kámánì
  • Yoruba: Àwọn Erékùṣù Káímàn
  • Yue Chinese: 開曼羣島
  • Yue Chinese: 開曼群島
  • Zulu: i-Cayman Islands
  • Cayman-eyjar
  • Isolas Caiman
  • Kaaimaneilen
  • Кайманові Острови

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