Jamaica's Fast Facts

A list of fact on Jamaica.

  • National Anthem, National Pledge, National Song
  • National Emblems - The Flag, The Ackee (Blighia Sapida), The Doctor Bird , Lignum Vitae and more
  • National Heroes - Nanny of the Maroons, Samuel "Sam" Sharp , Paul Bogle and more
  • Government - The type of Government in Jamaica is a Parliamentary Democracy.
  • People - Population: 2,660, 700 (2005 est.) with a Growth rate: 0.5(2005 est.)
  • Geography - Jamaica is located in the Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba
  • Transportation - modes of transportation includes Railways, Highways, Pipelines and Airports
  • Military - Jamaica's Military branches include Jamaica Defense Force (includes Ground Forces, Coast Guard and Air Wing), Jamaica Constabulary Force
  • Transnational Issues




Ever since the capture of Jamaica by the English from the Spanish in 1655, the need for fortification became immediate because of the...



The Morant Bay Courthouse, which was destroyed by fire on Monday, February 19, 2007, is an important part of St. Thomas's history.



Built in 1885 of masonry and timber, the Simms building exhibits a combination of Gothic and Georgian features; the projecting...