Country: Jamaica

Population: 2,730,000
Capital: Kingston
Currency: Jamaican Dollar (JMD )
Top level domain: .jm
Int. Phone access: 01-01-76
ISO2 code: JM
ISO3 code: JAM
IOC code: JAM


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English, English patois

Protestant 62.5% (Seventh-Day Adventist 10.8%, Pentecostal 9.5%, Other Church of God 8.3%, Baptist 7.2%, New Testament Church of God 6.3%, Church of God in Jamaica 4.8%, Church of God of Prophecy 4.3%, Anglican 3.6%, other Christian 7.7%), Roman Catholic 2.6%, other or unspecified 14.2%, none 20.9%, (2001 census)

United Nations member since: 1962-09-18

Olympic achievements

Olympic Summer Games: 15 times.   Medals: gold  13   silver  25   bronse   17
Olympic Winter Games: 6 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  0   bronse   0

Provinces / Regions

Clarendon, Hanover, Manchester, Portland, Saint Andrew, Saint Ann, Saint Catherine, Saint Elizabeth, Saint James, Saint Mary, Saint Thomas, Trelawny, Westmoreland, Kingston,

Major Cities

Spanish Town, Kingston, Portmore,