Jamaica Facts

Jamaica Facts
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Capital
Kingston

Population
2,758,124 (July 2006 est.)

Area
total: 10,991 sq km
land: 10,831 sq km
water: 160 sq km
Slightly smaller than Connecticut

Government
Constitutional parliamentary democracy

Money
Jamaican dollar (JMD)

Climate
tropical; hot, humid; temperate interior

Language
English, patois English