Kingston is the country's capital and largest city, with a population of 937,700.

Due to a high rate of emigration since the 1960s, Jamaica has a large diaspora around the world, particularly in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

  • The largest river in Jamaica is Rio Minho which is 90 km.
  • The largest export partner of Jamaica is US.
  • The largest import partner of Jamaica is US.
  • There are 22 seaports in Jamaica.

Tourist Attraction#

Coconut palms frame an enticing patch of blue Caribbean near Ocho Rios, Jamaica.

National Facts#

  • The national fruit of Jamaica is Ackee.
  • The national bird of Jamaica is Doctor bird.
  • Lignum Vitae or Wood of Life is the national flower of Jamaica.
  • The national sport of Jamaica is cricket.
  • The famous dishes of Jamaica are Ackee and Saltfish, Jerk chicken etc.
Doctor bird, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Doctor bird
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC


  1. Text marked as italic is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica unter CC