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Complete details about Jamaica in North America with capital city Kingston

Country NameJamaica (Jamaica)
Country CodeJAM
Capital CityKingston
ContinentNorth America
RegionCaribbean
Independence Year1962
Population2583000
Surface Area10990.0
Life Expectancy75.2 years
GNP6871.0 (old 6722.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy

Spoken Languages

Creole English     (94.2%)
Hindi     (1.9%)

Major Cities

Spanish Town, St. Catherine     (population 110379)
Kingston, St. Andrew     (population 103962)
Portmore, St. Andrew     (population 99799)

Jamaica's most recent News and Stories

Jamaica Tweets

From @SingerNeeraj2 on Sat Feb 23 09:55:24 EST 2019 RT @shattawalegh: Jamaica is blazing ????????????????????? @ygfrecords kims_media_house https://t.co/N1xxpxNHTg
From @mrdrowzy on Sat Feb 23 09:55:21 EST 2019 @dominiquetaegon @RealAS11 @faizashaheen @AyoCaesar @sajidjavid Here's the Independent's take https://t.co/qglCtjvtGQ
From @Occupy_Jamaica on Sat Feb 23 09:55:17 EST 2019 RT @stephengunter: Gleaner, you've overstepped this one by publishing the photos; you could have at the very least blurred the faces of the?
From @BringDaBodyBags on Sat Feb 23 09:55:14 EST 2019 RT @oldeeediyat: Vybz Kartel: ?FAT PUSSY GIRL? Whole Jamaica: https://t.co/8UbkFOoc8n
From @dj7dd on Sat Feb 23 09:55:02 EST 2019 @ii_jamaica_ ??? ????????
From @OdainTheSavage on Sat Feb 23 09:54:59 EST 2019 RT @AlicaiHarley: MY MOTHER SENT FOR ME FROM JAMAICA IN 2002 TO COME TO ENGLAND AND EVEN IF IT TAKES FOREVER, I WILL MAKE HER PROUD !!! I?
From @xfinitiib on Sat Feb 23 09:54:49 EST 2019 RT @abihailmyrie: I always left petty stuff like that to the STAR but the Jamaica Gleaner really surprised me. I?m appalled.
From @zanetascott on Sat Feb 23 09:54:44 EST 2019 We start teaching shame to girls the minute we require ankle length pleated skirts in HOT HOT Jamaica.
From @DandansCarib on Sat Feb 23 09:54:44 EST 2019 Come and sit outside and enjoy this beautiful weather? . . . . . . . #socialmedia #dandans #outside #weather #vibes? https://t.co/8y80jjEgsp
From @taurusyute on Sat Feb 23 09:54:41 EST 2019 RT @teee_eeeee: A lot of people aren?t aware that people still have to ask permission from photographers or the person in the photo before?
From @claudymaze on Sat Feb 23 09:54:33 EST 2019 You?re Invited! Get Your Quotes for this epic vacation to Jamaica ?? #vacation #groupvacation #jamaica? https://t.co/2iijZrTgKn
From @DannieAsphall on Sat Feb 23 09:54:25 EST 2019 RT @DjSanjay876: Other Caribbean countries celebrating their culture and ours yet, Jamaica is ashamed of its own. So sad.