Jamaica



Jamaica, officially the Commonwealth of Jamaica, is an island nation of the Greater Antilles, 234 kilometres (145 mi) in length, up to 80 kilometres (50 mi) in width, and 10,990 square kilometres (4,240 sq mi) in area. It is situated in the Caribbean Sea, about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres (119 mi) west of Hispaniola, the island harbouring the nation-states of Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

NameJamaica
Top Level Domain
.jm
Alpha2 CodeJM
Alpha3 CodeJAM
Calling Codes
1876
CapitalKingston
Alt Spellings
JM
RegionAmericas
SubregionCaribbean
Population2723246
Latlng
18.25
-77.5
DemonymJamaican
Area10991
Gini45.5
Timezones
UTC-05:00
Borders
Native NameJamaica
Numeric Code388
Currencies
CodeJMD
NameJamaican dollar
Symbol$
Languages
Iso639_1en
Iso639_2eng
NameEnglish
Native NameEnglish
Translations
DeJamaika
EsJamaica
FrJamaïque
Jaジャマイカ
ItGiamaica
BrJamaica
PtJamaica
NlJamaica
HrJamajka
Faجامائیکا
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/jam.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymCARICOM
NameCaribbean Community
Other Acronyms
Other Names
Comunidad del Caribe
Communauté Caribéenne
Caribische Gemeenschap
CiocJAM

Cities

Kingston

Destinations

National Gallery Of Jamaica

Reach Falls

Blue Hole

Blue Lagoon

Nanny Falls

Blue Mountain Peak

Morant Point Lighthouse

Rose Hall Great House

Seville Great House

Greenwood Great House

Appleton Rum Estate

YS Falls

Bob Marley Museum

Firefly

Mayfield Falls

Life Yard

Hampden Estate

Devon House

Liberty Hall

Seven Mile Beach

Winnifred Beach

Frenchman’s Cove

Fort Charles

Gourie Forest Reserve

National Museum West

Bamboo Avenue

Jewish Cemetery

Dunn’s River Falls

Parade

Parade

Blue Mountains-John Crow National Park

Trench Town Culture Yard

Alligator Hole Wildlife Reserve

Spanish Bridge

Tuff Gong Recording Studios

Alpha Boys School

Half Moon Beach

Mavis Bank Coffee Factory

Lovers' Leap

Coronation Market

Asafu Culture Yard

Hope Gardens

Craighton Coffee Estate

Shaw Park Gardens

Tacky Falls

Mahogany Beach

Marshall’s Pen

Cinchona Gardens

Rocklands Bird Feeding Station

Glistening Waters

Folly

Windsor Cave

Beat Street

Doctor’s Cave Beach

Institute Of Jamaica

Indigenous Rastafarian Village

Green Grotto Caves

Montego Bay Marine Park & Bogue Lagoon

St James Parish Church

Peter Tosh Museum

Animal Farm

Jurassic Park

Water Square

Bellefield Great House

Cranbrook Rainforest Gardens

Lime Cay

Konoko Falls & Botanic Garden

Shaare Shalom Synagogue

Good Hope Great House

Sir Alexander Bustamante Museum

Cecil Charlton Park

National Heroes Park

Gallery Joe James

Croydon In The Mountains Plantation

Royal Palm Reserve

Sam Sharpe Square

Rhodes Hall Plantation

Zong Massacre Memorial

Montego Bay Cultural Centre

Accompong Community Centre & Museum

Blue Hole Gardens

Peace Cave

Trident Castle

Blue Hole Mineral Spring

Hanover Parish Church

William Knibb Baptist Memorial Church

Orange Valley

Parish Church Of St John The Evangelist

Fishermen’s Beach

Seaford Town Historical Museum

Headland

Yaaman Adventure Park

Half Way Tree

Castleton Gardens

Natural History Museum

Magdala House

Old Iron Bridge

Burchell Memorial Baptist Church

Iron Bridge

Emancipation Park

Old Tavern Coffee Estate

Skull Point

St Jago De La Vega Cathedral

Ocho Rios Bay Beach

Waterloo Great House

Barney's Flower & Hummingbird Garden

House Of Assembly

Bamboo Beach Club

Fishermen's Beach

Errol Flynn Marina

St Andrew Parish Church

James Bond Beach

Courthouse

Dead End Beach

Bickle Village

Belmont Beach

David Pinto Pottery Studio

Avocat Falls

Reggae Falls

Crossroads

Jacob Taylor Beach

Trinity Cathedral

Marcus Garvey Statue

Long Bay Beach Park

DeMontevin Lodge

Invercauld Great House

Parottee Beach

Negro Aroused Statue

Boston Bay Beach

Jack Sprat Beach

National Archives

Bloody Bay Beach

National Library

Burwood Beach

Bikini Beach

Old Wharf Beach

Frome Sugar Factory

Peter Tosh Monument

Headquarters House

Apple Valley Park

Gordon House

Titchfield Peninsula

Columbus Park

Sir Alexander Bustamante Square

Bluefields Great House

Portland Bight Protected Area

Walter Fletcher Beach & Aquasol Theme Park

Somerset Falls

Devon's Coffee Ranch

Nazareth Moravian Church

San San Beach

Tryall Estate

Roaring River Park

Rodney Memorial

Tombstone

Rio Nuevo Battle Site

Christiana Bottom

Laughing Waters

Sun Valley Plantation

Kingston Parish Church

Brimmer Hall

Negril Hills

Bank Of Jamaica And Museum Of Coins & Notes

Bob Marley Statue

People’s Museum Of Crafts & Technology

African-Caribbean Heritage Centre & Jamaica Memory Bank

Jamaica House

Fort Montego

Police Station

Church Of The Sacred Heart

Courthouse

Parade Ground

Bath Botanical Garden

Ward Theatre

Creek Dome

Ba Beta Kristian Church Of Haile Selassie I

King’s House

Bluefields Beach Park

Mandeville Courthouse

Folly Point Lighthouse

Savanna-la-Mar Fort

Nanny's Grave

Heavy Sands

Sculpture Park

Navy Island

Bethany Moravian Church

Phoenix Foundry

Kool Runnings Adventure Park

St Peter’s Church

Old Naval Hospital

High Street

Barrett House

Stony Gut Monument

Albert George Market

Island Village Beach

St Mark’s Anglican Church

Old Gaol House

St Mary’s Anglican Church

Our Lady Of Perpetual Help

Great Bay Beach

Hendricks Building

Courthouse

St Andrew’s Scots Kirk

Statue Of Queen Victoria

Baptist Manse

Cage

Tharp House

Kettering Baptist Church

Courthouse Ruins

Fort Balcarres

Old King’s House Ruins

St Peter’s Anglican Church

Jamaica Beach

Christ Church

Columbus Monument

Calabash Bay Beach

Manning’s School

One Man Beach

Turtle River Park

Coke Memorial Hall

St Mark's Chapel

St Simon's Anglican Church

Courthouse

St George’s Parish Church

Cenotaph

Statue Of Alexander Bustamante

National Heroes' Monument

Statue Of Norman Manley

Market

Old Hospital Park

Wolmer’s School & Mico Teachers’ College

Courthouse

Bob Marley Mausoleum & Museum

Naval Cemetery

Secret Garden Memorial

Community & Workers Of Jamaica Credit Union

Clock Tower

Fort Nugent

St Ann's Bay Baptist Church

Roman Catholic Church

Town Hall

Plumb Point Lighthouse



Passport holders do not require visas from Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Aruba, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bonaire, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, Fiji, France, Gambia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Liechtenstein, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St, Martin, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa(Western), San Marino, Seychelles, Sierra, Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turks and Caicos, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela and Zambia.

A visa can be issued on arrival (for $100) in Jamaica to nationals of Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.

Nationals from Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Dominican Republic, Estonia, Honduras, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia that have a valid US, Canadian or Schengen Visa. And proof of vacination against measles, rubella and polio may visit for up to 30 days without a visa.

Everyone else will need to apply for a visa in advance, they cost around US$100 and take 2 to 3 days. You may be able to get a visa on arrival for US$350 but don`t count on it, getting on the plane may not be possible.

Jamaican High Commission London

Jamaica Visa Information

Jamaican Embassies


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time









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