Jamaica
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Jamaica - Physical geography

Area : 11 000 Km2
Water : 1.5 %
Lands under cultivation : 20 %
Wild pasture lands : 24 %
Forests : 16 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Caribbean Sea)
Max. Height : 2256 m (Blue Mountain Peak)


Jamaica - Climate
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Jamaica - People
Nationality : Jamaican
Main language(s) : English

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Population (2005) : 2 659 000 people
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Density : 242 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 2.4 children / woman
Life expectancy : 71 years
Urban population : 52 %

Main cities :
540 000 people Kingston (capital)
110 000 people Spanish Town
94 000 people Portmore
82 000 people Montego Bay


Jamaica - Economy
Currency : Dollar (JMD) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 74.34 Dollars (JMD)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 7.78 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 2926 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 9.03 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 3396 dollars


Jamaica - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Yams (8)
- Sugar cane
- Bananas
- Oxen
- Bauxite (5)
SERVICES :
- Tourism


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