Jamaica


Currency

The official currency of Jamaica is called dollar (sign: JMD).

Capital

Kingston, since 1872.

Location

Jamaica is located in Caribbean.


Jamaica Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 2,741,000

Estimated population (2000): 2,582,000

Estimated population (1950): 1,403,000

Flag


Jamaica Flag

Here is an older version of Jamaican flag:


Old Jamaica Flag

Economy

The economy of Jamaica is primarily based on natural resources, agriculture, and tourism. The main exports of Jamaica are alumina, bauxite, sugar, rum, coffee, yams, beverages, chemicals, and mineral fuels.


The most popular places in Jamaica among international travellers

Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios
Montego Bay

Montego Bay
Blue Lagoon

Blue Lagoon