Jamaica Vacations and Tourism Guide
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Info about Jamaica
Surface:The total land area of Jamaica is around 10,831 sq km.
Population: The population is around 2,780,130. Africans comprise about 90%25 of the population; the remaining 10%25 includes several mixed groups.
System of government: Jamaica is a constitutional parliamentary democracy.
Capital: Kingston, with a population of around 660,000, is the capital of Jamaica.
Religion: A majority of the Jamaican population are Protestant Christians.
Official Language: The official language is English. Local Patois is also spoken.
Government: Jamaica is a constitutional parliamentary democracy.
Climate: Jamaica has a tropical climate with hot and humid weather.
Units of measure and electricity: Jamaica follows the metric system of measurement and the official electricity unit is 110V, 50 Hz.
Time Zone: The Jamaican standard time is GMT – 5.
Currency: Jamaican Dollar (JMD).
Travel documents required: Passports are necessary for travel to Jamaica.