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Coat of arms
|Motto: “Out of Many, One People”|
and largest city
17°59′N 76°48′W / 17.983°N 76.800°W / 17.983; -76.800
|National language||Jamaican Patois (de facto)|
|Ethnic groups (2011)||
|Government||Unitary parliamentary representative democracy under constitutional monarchy|
|• Monarch||Elizabeth II|
|• Governor-General||Patrick Allen|
|• Prime Minister||Andrew Holness|
|• Upper house||Senate|
|• Lower house||House of Representatives|
|Independence from the United Kingdom|
|• Granted||6 August 1962|
|• Total||10,991 km2 (4,244 sq mi) (160th)|
|• Water (%)||1.5|
|• 2016 estimate||2,881,355 (139th)|
|• Density||268/km2 (694.1/sq mi) (49th)|
|GDP (PPP)||2017 estimate|
|• Total||$26.446 billion (2017)|
|• Per capita||$9,297|
|GDP (nominal)||2017 estimate|
|• Total||$14.556 billion|
|• Per capita||$5,117|
medium · 84th
|HDI (2014)||0.719 high · 99th|
|Currency||Jamaican dollar (JMD)|
|Drives on the||left|
+1-658 (Overlay of 876; active in November 2018)
|ISO 3166 code||JM|
Jamaica Short Bio
Jamaica (in English, Jamaica) is one of the thirteen countries that form the Insular America, Antilles or Islands of the Caribbean Sea, one of the thirty-five of the American continent. Its capital and most populated city is Kingston.
It has 240 km long and a maximum of 80 km km wide, located in the Caribbean Sea. It is 630km from the Central American subcontinent, 150km south of Cuba and 180km km west of the island of Hispaniola, where Haiti and the Dominican Republic are.
It was a Spanish possession known as “Santiago”, between 1494 and 1655 when it was invaded by English troops. Then it became an English possession, and later a British colony, known as “Jamaica.” The island achieved its independence on August 6, 1962. With 2.8 million people, it is the third most populous English-speaking country in the Americas, after the United States and Canada. It is part of the Commonwealth of Nations (in English: Commonwealth of Nations); in accordance with the system of constitutional monarchy. The executive power is held by Queen Elizabeth II who in turn becomes the current Head of State and Queen of Jamaica.
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