Jamaica

Where is it?

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Geography

    

Continent:
North America
Area:
10,991 sq km OR 4,244 sq mi
Coastline:
1,022 km OR 635 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: 0 m OR 0 ft
highest point: 2256 m OR 7,402 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
2,793,335 (2010)
Population growth rate:
0.36% (2010)
Population density:
254 per sq km OR 658 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 54.80%
Rural: 45.20%
Life Expectancy:
73.45 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
14.6 (2010)
Birth Rate:
18 per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
7.1 per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
88.70% (2010)
Male Literacy:
84.00% (2010)
Female Literacy:
93.10% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
Kingston
Official Language(s):
English

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$4,888
Currency:
Jamaican Dollar

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