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Facts About Jamaica
A Quick Country Profile
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Here you go:
- Area & Location
square miles. See Where is Jamaica? & Map of Jamaica for location information.
For a Blank map click here. Get info on Jamaican roap maps here as well.
Caribbean. Read more on Jamaica's climate here.
of many one people"
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African-Black + Indians, White, Chinese, Syrian et al.
See Beauty in Jamaica
1962. See History Of Jamaica
- Natural Resources
Bauxite, Limestone, Gypson
See also What is gypsum used for in Jamaica?
- Main Exports
and Alumina, Sugar, Bananas, Coffee, Rum & Citrus.
- Known For
Reggae Music, Sports, Jerk Food & of course the Sun,
Sand, Beaches, & yes, Marijuana
Christians - although we have many sub Christian denominations as well as
pockets of other religions.
- Male Life Expectancy
[See Health Profile on Jamaica]
- Female Life Expectancy
- Internet TLD
- Infant Mortality Rate
1,000 live births
- Calling Code
- Time Zone
Time or GMT-5 hours. More on time in JA here
- Standard Voltage for Jamaica
electricity voltage in Jamaica is 110-120 volts 50 cycle. Some hotels will have
220 volts 50 cycle.
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Banks & Financial Institutions
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