Jamaica

Jamaica is an situated in the . Spanning 10,990 square kilometres in area, it is the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles and the .

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is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island. Photo: yonolatengo, CC BY 2.0.

Surrey is the easternmost and the smallest by area of the three historic counties into which Jamaica is divided. Photo: James Hakewill, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Cornwall is the westernmost of the three historic counties into which Jamaica is divided. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, commonly referred to as MoBay, is the second largest city in the island nation Jamaica. Photo: Trevor Cameron, CC BY 2.0.

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Middlesex is the central of the three historic counties into which Jamaica is divided. Photo: nic, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The Parish of is an parish located in west-central Jamaica, in the county of Middlesex. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Jamaica

Latitude of center
18.14° or 18° 8' 24" north
Longitude of center
-77.267° or 77° 16' 1.2" west
Population
2,890,000
Elevation
556 metres (1824 feet)
Capital
Kingston
Area
10,991 km² (4244 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (JMD)
Phone code
+1-876
Internet domain
.jm
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424313591
Geo­Names ID
3489940
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Jamaika
  • Afar: Yamaika
  • Afrikaans: Jamaika
  • Akan: Gyameka
  • Albanian: Xhamajka
  • Albanian: Xhamajkë
  • Amharic: ጃማይካ
  • Arabic: Jamaica
  • Arabic: جامايكا
  • Arabic: جامايكي
  • Arabic: جاميكا
  • Arabic: جمايكا
  • Aragonese: Chamaica
  • Armenian: Ճամայկա
  • Armenian: Ճամայքա
  • Armenian: Ջամայկա
  • Arpitan: J·amayica
  • Asturian: Commonwealth of Jamaica
  • Asturian: JA
  • Asturian: Xamaica
  • Asturian: jm
  • Aymara: Xamayka
  • Azerbaijani: Yamayka
  • Balinese: Jamaika
  • Bambara: Jamaika
  • Bambara: Zamayiki
  • Bashkir: Ямайка
  • Basque: Jamaika
  • Bavarian: Jamaika
  • Belarusian: Ямайка
  • Bengali: জামাইকা
  • Bengali: জ্যামাইকা
  • Bengali: জ্যামেকা
  • Bhojpuri: जमैका
  • Bishnupriya: জামাইকা
  • Bosnian: Jamajka
  • Breton: Jamaika
  • Bulgarian: Ямайка
  • Burmese: ဂျမေကာနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ဂျမေနီကာ
  • Catalan: Jamaica
  • Cebuano: Jamaica
  • Central Bikol: Yamaika
  • Central Kurdish: جامایکا
  • Chavacano: Jamaica
  • Chechen: Ямайка
  • Chinese: Jamaica
  • Chinese: 牙买加
  • Chinese: 牙買加
  • Chuvash: Ямайка
  • Cornish: Jamayka
  • Corsican: Giamaica
  • Crimean Tatar: Camayka
  • Croatian: Jamajka
  • Czech: Jamajka
  • Danish: Jamaica
  • Dhivehi: ޖެމެއިކާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Camayka
  • Dimli (individual language): Cameika
  • Dotyali: जमैका
  • Dutch: JAM
  • Dutch: JM
  • Dutch: Jamaica
  • Dzongkha: ཇ་མའི་ཀ
  • Eastern Mari: Ямайка
  • Eastern Mari: Ямайке
  • Egyptian Arabic: جاميكا
  • Egyptian Arabic: چامايكا
  • English: Commonwealth of Jamaica
  • English: JA
  • English: JAM
  • English: jm
  • English: 🇯🇲
  • Erzya: Ямайка
  • Esperanto: Jamajko
  • Estonian: Jamaica
  • Ewe: Dzamaika nutome
  • Ewe: Jamaica
  • Extremaduran: Jamaica
  • Faroese: Jamaika
  • Faroese: Jameika
  • Fiji Hindi: Jamaica
  • Finnish: Jamaika
  • French: JM
  • French: Jamaique
  • French: Jamaïque
  • French: la Jamaïque
  • Fulah: Jamayka
  • Gagauz: Yamayka
  • Galician: Xamaica
  • Ganda: Jamayika
  • Georgian: იამაიკა
  • German: Jamaika
  • Goan Konkani: Jamaica
  • Goan Konkani: जमैका
  • Greek: Τζαμάικα
  • Guarani: Hamáika
  • Guianese Creole French: Janmayk
  • Gujarati: જમૈકા
  • Haitian: Jamayik
  • Hakka Chinese: Jamaica
  • Hakka Chinese: Ngà-mâi-kâ
  • Hausa: Jamaica
  • Hausa: Jamaika
  • Hawaiian: Iamaika
  • Hebrew: ג'מייקה
  • Hebrew: גמייקה
  • Hebrew: ג׳מייקה
  • Hindi: जमाइका
  • Hindi: जमैका
  • Hungarian: Jamaica
  • Icelandic: Jamaíka
  • Ido: Jamaika
  • Igbo: Jamaikạ
  • Iloko: Hamaika
  • Inari Sami: Jamaika
  • Indonesian: Jamaika
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Jamaica
  • Interlingue: Jamaica
  • Irish: Iamáice
  • Italian: Giamaica
  • Jamaican Creole English: Jumieka
  • Japanese: ジャマイカ
  • Javanese: Jamaika
  • Kabardian: Ямайкэ
  • Kabiyè: Camayiki
  • Kalaallisut: Jamaica
  • Kalmyk: Җамайкудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಜಮೈಕ
  • Kannada: ಜಮೈಕಾ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Yamaika
  • Kara-Kalpak: Yamayka
  • Kazakh: Ямайка
  • Khmer: ហ្សាម៉ាអ៉ិគ
  • Kikuyu: Jamaica
  • Kikuyu: Jamaika
  • Kinyarwanda: Jamayika
  • Kirghiz: Ямайка
  • Komi: Ямайка
  • Korean: 자메이카
  • Kurdish: Camayka
  • Kurdish: Jamaîka
  • Kurdish: جامایکا
  • Ladino: Jamaika
  • Lao: Hamaika
  • Lao: ຈາໄມກາ
  • Latin: Iamaica
  • Latvian: Jamaika
  • Lezghian: Ямайка
  • Ligurian: Giamaica
  • Limburgan: Jamaica
  • Lingala: Jamaike
  • Lingala: Jamaïke
  • Lingala: Zamaiki
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Jamaica
  • Literary Chinese: 牙買加
  • Lithuanian: Jamaika
  • Livvi: Jamaika
  • Lojban: djamaikas
  • Lombard: Giamaica
  • Low German: Jamaika
  • Lower Sorbian: Jamaika
  • Luba-Katanga: Jamaiki
  • Luxembourgish: Jamaika
  • Macedonian: Јамајка
  • Madurese: Jamaika
  • Malagasy: Jamaika
  • Malagasy: Jamaïka
  • Malay: Jamaica
  • Malay: Jamaika
  • Malayalam: ജമൈക്ക
  • Maltese: Ġamajka
  • Manx: Yn Yamaicey
  • Maori: Hemeika
  • Marathi: जमैका
  • Mazanderani: جامائیکا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Jamaica
  • Min Nan Chinese: Jamaica
  • Minangkabau: Jamaika
  • Mingrelian: იამაიკა
  • Mongolian: Ямайк
  • Mongolian: Ямайка
  • Moroccan Arabic: جامايكا
  • Nauru: Djamaika
  • Navajo: Jaméíkʼa
  • Nepali: जमाइका
  • Nepali: जमैका
  • Newari: जमैका
  • North Ndebele: Jamaica
  • Northern Frisian: Jamaika
  • Northern Luri: جامائیکا
  • Northern Sami: Jamaica
  • Norwegian: Jamaica
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Jamaica
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Jamaica
  • Novial: Jamaika
  • Occitan (post 1500): Jamaica
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Iamaica
  • Oriya: ଜାମାଇକା
  • Oromo: Jamaayikaa
  • Ossetian: Ямайкæ
  • Pali: जमैका
  • Pampanga: Jamaica
  • Panjabi: ਜਮੇਕਾ
  • Panjabi: ਜਮੈਕਾ
  • Papiamento: Jamaica
  • Pennsylvania German: Tschameeki
  • Persian: جامائیکا
  • Piemontese: Giamàica
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Jamaeka
  • Polish: Jamajka
  • Pontic: Τζαμαίκαν
  • Portuguese: Categoria:Jamaica
  • Portuguese: Jamaica
  • Pushto: جمايکا
  • Pushto: جمیکا
  • Quechua: Shamayka
  • Romanian: Jamaica
  • Romansh: Giamaica
  • Rundi: Jamayika
  • Russia Buriat: Джамайка
  • Russian: Джамейка
  • Russian: Ямайка
  • Rusyn: Ямайка
  • Sakizaya: Jamaica
  • Samoan: Jamaica
  • Samogitian: Jamaika
  • Sango: Zamaîka
  • Sanskrit: जमैका
  • Santali: ᱡᱟᱢᱟᱭᱠᱟ
  • Santali: ᱡᱟᱢᱟᱭᱤᱠᱟ
  • Sardinian: Giamàica
  • Scots: Jamaica
  • Scots: Jamaicae
  • Scottish Gaelic: Diameuga
  • Scottish Gaelic: Iaimeuca
  • Serbian: Jamajka
  • Serbian: Јамајка
  • Serbo-Croatian: Jamajka
  • Shan: မိူင်းၵျႃႇမေႇၵႃႇ
  • Shona: Jamaica
  • Sicilian: Giamaica
  • Silesian: Jamajka
  • Sindhi: جميڪا
  • Sinhala: ජැමෙයිකාව
  • Skolt Sami: Jamaika
  • Slovak: Jamajka
  • Slovenian: Jamajka
  • Somali: Jamayka
  • Somali: Jameyka
  • South Azerbaijani: جامائیکا
  • South Azerbaijani: جاماییکا
  • Spanish: Jamaica
  • Sranan Tongo: Jamaica
  • Sundanese: Jamaika
  • Swahili: Jamaika
  • Swati: IJamayikha
  • Swedish: Jamaica
  • Swiss German: Jamaika
  • Tagalog: Hamayka
  • Tagalog: Jamaica
  • Tajik: Ямайка
  • Tamil: ஜமேக்கா
  • Tamil: ஜமைகா
  • Tamil: யமேக்கா
  • Tatar: Ямайка
  • Telugu: జమైకా
  • Tetum: Jamaika
  • Thai: จาเมกา
  • Thai: ประเทศจาเมกา
  • Tibetan: ཇ་མའི་ཀ
  • Tibetan: ཛ་མེ་ཀ།
  • Tigrinya: ጃማይካ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Samaika
  • Tosk Albanian: Jamaika
  • Tunisian Arabic: جامايك
  • Turkish: Jamaika
  • Turkmen: Ýamaýka
  • Udmurt: Ямайка
  • Uighur: يامايكا
  • Ukrainian: Ямайка
  • Upper Sorbian: Jamaika
  • Urdu: جمائیکا
  • Urdu: جمیکا
  • Uzbek: Yamayka
  • Venetian: Giamaica
  • Venetian: Zamàega
  • Veps: Jamaik
  • Vietnamese: Ha-mai-ca
  • Vietnamese: Jamaica
  • Volapük: Camekeän
  • Võro: Jamaica
  • Waray (Philippines): Jamaica
  • Welsh: Jamaica
  • Welsh: Siamaica
  • Western Armenian: Ճամայքա
  • Western Frisian: Jamaika
  • Western Mari: Ямайка
  • Western Panjabi: جمیکا
  • Wolof: Jamayka
  • Wu Chinese: 牙买加
  • Yakut: Дьамайка
  • Yiddish: דזשאמייקע
  • Yoruba: Jamáíkà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Jamaika
  • Yue Chinese: 牙買加
  • Zeeuws: Jamaica
  • Zhuang: Jamaica
  • Zulu: i-Jamaica
  • Жамайка

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