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Generic Information

Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, and the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. The island, which is 10,990 square kilometres (4,240 sq mi) in area, lies about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres (119 mi) west of Hispaniola (the island containing the nation-states of Haiti and the Dominican Republic). Jamaica is the fourth-largest island country in the Caribbean.

Generic country information can be located from sources which are regularly maintained and reflect current facts and figures. For a generic country overview, please consult the following sources:

Jamaica: Wikipedia Country Information https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jamaica

Jamaica: IMF Country Information http://www.imf.org/external/country/JAM/index.htm

Jamaica: Economist Intelligence Unit Information* http://country.eiu.com/jamaica

(*note - this is a paid service)

Humanitarian Info

Jamaica: UNDP Jamaica http://www.jm.undp.org/

Jamaica: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Information http://www.unocha.org/rolac/perfil-de-pa%C3%ADses/jamaica

Facts and Figures

Jamaica: Wolfram Alpha Information http://www.wolframalpha.com/input/?i=jamaica

Jamaica: World Bank Information http://www.worldbank.org/en/country/jamaica

Jamaica: Population Information http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/jamaica-population/


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