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Jamaica - JM / JAM

Name Jamaica (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes JM / JAM
Continent North America
Continent code NA
Capital Kingston
Area 1083
DD coordinates 18.115517 / -77.276003
DMS coordinates 18°06'55.86" N / -77°16'33.61" W
UTM coordinates 18Q 259162.32868633 2004453.9194442
Total cities 758
Flag of Jamaica

Jamaica location on map

Information about Jamaica

Jamaica is a part of the North America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Jamaica, is JM.

It's territory covers an area of 1083 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Kingston, the capital city of Jamaica. On nationwide level, English, Jamaican is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Jamaican. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather left-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 22121 km of roadways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 1876 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use JMD as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Jamaica live according to the America/Jamaica time zone, which is also the one used in Kingston.

More facts

Official languages English, Jamaican
Nationalities Jamaican
Road traffic Left
Domain zone .jm
Phone codes 1876
Currencies JMD
Life expectancy males Ø 72,8 years
Life expectancy females Ø 76,0 years
Birthrate 16,1 ‰
Deathrate 7,6 ‰
Males/Females 49,6%/50,4%

Where to fly from Jamaica

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Kingston (JM) - Havana (CU) KIN HAV KX 601 1 0 210 316,00$
Montego Bay (JM) - Panama City (PA) MBJ PTY NK 270 1 0 687 259,00$
Kingston (JM) - Panama City (PA) KIN PTY CM 417 0 0 126 1 117,00$
Kingston (JM) - Panama City (PA) KIN PTY NK 702 1 0 765 313,00$
Montego Bay (JM) - Panama City (PA) MBJ PTY CM 147 0 0 132 541,00$
Kingston (JM) - Toronto (CA) KIN YTZ NK 702 2 0 1279 315,00$
Kingston (JM) - Cancun (MX) KIN CUN NK 702 1 0 1193 294,00$
Montego Bay (JM) - Cancun (MX) MBJ CUN F9 50 1 0 1341 250,00$
Montego Bay (JM) - Dallas (US) MBJ DFW AA 1907 0 0 245 486,00$
Montego Bay (JM) - Dallas (US) MBJ DFW NK 2986 1 0 1168 245,00$
Updated 19.08.2022

JM economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 5806,0 M $
Importations 7949,7 M $
Tourism receipts 3,10 bn $
Unemployment rate 8,4%
Inflation rate 3,91%
Corruption index 44 (bad)
Energy consumption 2,8 bn kWh

JM land use

27% Urban areas 3001 km²
41% Agricultural areas 4506 km²
31% Forest 3401 km²
0% Water areas 160 km²
1% Others 82 km²

JM transport

Roadways 22121 km
Commercial harbors 39
Airports 20

Jamaica cities by first letter

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From Jamaica to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 16747 km
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 13001 km
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 12091 km
ARE Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Asia Abu Dhabi 12927 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 9293 km
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia Asia Yerevan 11217 km
ARG Flag of Argentina Argentina South America Buenos Aires 6446 km
AUT Flag of Austria Austria Europe Vienna 8575 km
AZE Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Asia Baku 11388 km
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe Sarajevo 9006 km

There are many ways to find how far is Jamaica (JM) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Jamaica to Haversine
North pole 7993 km 4967 mil
Equator 8664 km 5384 mil
South pole 12022 km 7470 mil

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246 Countries
1211337 Cities
41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Jamaica and Christmas Island is 19112 kilometers or 11875 miles.
The most smallest distances between Jamaica and Cayman Islands is 440 kilometers or 273 miles.
We found information about 758 cities.
The capital of JM is Kingston with population in 2022 over 580000 people.
The area of Jamaica (JM) is 1083 square kilometers.
Yes, Jamaica is part of the continent of North America.
Official name of JM is Jamaica.
Jamaica has approximately 20 airports.