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

Accompong Community Centre & Museum

Museum in Accompong

African-Caribbean Heritage Centre & Jamaica Memory Bank

Cultural Centre in Kingston

Albert George Market

Landmark in Falmouth

Alligator Hole Wildlife Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Milk River & May Pen

Alpha Boys School

Arts Center in Kingston

Animal Farm

Farm in Lethe

Apple Valley Park

Park in Maggotty

Appleton Rum Estate

Factory in South Coast & Central Highlands

Asafu Culture Yard

Cultural Centre in Charles Town

Avocat Falls

Waterfall in Charles Town

Ba Beta Kristian Church Of Haile Selassie I

Church in Kingston

Bamboo Avenue

Area in Middle Quarters

Bamboo Beach Club

Beach in Reggae Beach to Boscobel Beach

Bank Of Jamaica And Museum Of Coins & Notes

Notable Building in Kingston

Baptist Manse

Historic Building in Falmouth

Barney's Flower & Hummingbird Garden

Gardens in Negril

Barrett House

Ruins in Falmouth

Bath Botanical Garden

Gardens in Bath

Beat Street

Area in Kingston

Bellefield Great House

Historic Building in Montego Bay

Belmont Beach

Beach in Bluefields & Belmont

Bethany Moravian Church

Church in Mile Gully & Around

Bickle Village

Village in Accompong

Bikini Beach

Beach in Port Antonio

Bloody Bay Beach

Beach in Negril

Blue Hole

Waterfall in Ocho Rios

Blue Hole Gardens

Nature Reserve in Negril & West Coast

Blue Hole Mineral Spring

Spring in Little Bay

Blue Lagoon

Lagoon in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Blue Mountain Peak

Mountain in Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains-John Crow National Park

National Park in Blue Mountains

Bluefields Beach Park

Beach in Bluefields & Belmont

Bluefields Great House

Historic Site in Bluefields & Belmont

Bob Marley Mausoleum & Museum

Museum in Nine Mile

Bob Marley Museum

Museum in Kingston

Bob Marley Statue

Monument in Ocho Rios

Boston Bay Beach

Beach in Boston Bay

Brimmer Hall

Plantation in Port Maria

Burchell Memorial Baptist Church

Church in Montego Bay

Burwood Beach

Beach in Glistening Waters

Cage

Landmark in Montego Bay

Calabash Bay Beach

Beach in Treasure Beach

Castleton Gardens

Gardens in Annotto Bay

Cecil Charlton Park

Park in Mandeville

Cenotaph

Monument in Port Antonio

Christ Church

Church in Port Antonio

Christiana Bottom

Waterfall in Christiana

Church Of The Sacred Heart

Church in Seaford Town

Cinchona Gardens

Gardens in Section & Clydesdale

Clock Tower

Landmark in Ocho Rios

Coke Memorial Hall

Notable Building in Kingston

Columbus Monument

Monument in St Ann’s Bay

Columbus Park

Museum in Discovery Bay

Community & Workers Of Jamaica Credit Union

Notable Building in Montego Bay

Coronation Market

Market in Kingston

Courthouse

Historic Building in Falmouth

Courthouse

Notable Building in Black River

Courthouse

Notable Building in Savanna-la-Mar

Courthouse

Historic Building in St Ann’s Bay

Courthouse

Historic Building in Morant Bay

Courthouse Ruins

Historic Site in Spanish Town

Craighton Coffee Estate

Farm in Newcastle

Cranbrook Rainforest Gardens

Gardens in Priory

Creek Dome

Notable Building in Montego Bay

Crossroads

Square in Accompong

Croydon In The Mountains Plantation

Plantation in South of Montego Bay

David Pinto Pottery Studio

Art Studio in Good Hope Estate

Dead End Beach

Beach in Montego Bay

DeMontevin Lodge

Notable Building in Port Antonio

Devon House

Museum in Kingston

Devon's Coffee Ranch

Plantation in Charles Town

Doctor’s Cave Beach

Beach in Montego Bay

Dunn’s River Falls

Waterfall in Ocho Rios

Emancipation Park

Park in Kingston

Errol Flynn Marina

Marina in Port Antonio

Firefly

Historic Building in Galina Point & Little Bay

Fishermen's Beach

Beach in Treasure Beach

Fishermen’s Beach

Beach in Ocho Rios

Folly

Ruins in Port Antonio

Folly Point Lighthouse

Lighthouse in Port Antonio

Fort Balcarres

Ruins in Falmouth

Fort Charles

Fort in Port Royal

Fort Montego

Historic Site in Montego Bay

Fort Nugent

Landmark in Kingston

Frenchman’s Cove

Beach in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Frome Sugar Factory

Factory in Negril & West Coast

Gallery Joe James

Gallery in Rio Bueno

Glistening Waters

Lagoon in Glistening Waters

Good Hope Great House

Historic Building in Good Hope Estate

Gordon House

Notable Building in Kingston

Gourie Forest Reserve

Nature Reserve in Christiana

Great Bay Beach

Beach in Treasure Beach

Green Grotto Caves

Cave in Discovery Bay

Greenwood Great House

House in Ironshore & Rose Hall

Half Moon Beach

Beach in Green Island Harbour

Half Way Tree

Area in Kingston

Hampden Estate

Factory in Montego Bay & Northwest Coast

Hanover Parish Church

Church in Lucea

Headland

Landmark in Lucea

Headquarters House

Notable Building in Kingston

Heavy Sands

Beach in Black River

Hendricks Building

Notable Building in Black River

High Street

Historic Site in Black River

Hope Gardens

Gardens in Kingston

House Of Assembly

Notable Building in Spanish Town

Indigenous Rastafarian Village

Community in Montego Bay

Institute Of Jamaica

Museum in Kingston

Invercauld Great House

Notable Building in Black River

Iron Bridge

Bridge in Black River

Island Village Beach

Beach in Ocho Rios

Jack Sprat Beach

Beach in Treasure Beach

Jacob Taylor Beach

Beach in Duncans

Jamaica Beach

Beach in Reggae Beach to Boscobel Beach

Jamaica House

Notable Building in Kingston

James Bond Beach

Beach in Oracabessa

Jewish Cemetery

Cemetery in Falmouth

Jurassic Park

Sculpture in Little Bay

Kettering Baptist Church

Church in Duncans

King’s House

Notable Building in Kingston

Kingston Parish Church

Church in Kingston

Konoko Falls & Botanic Garden

Gardens in Ocho Rios

Kool Runnings Adventure Park

Amusement Park in Negril

Laughing Waters

Beach in West of Ocho Rios

Liberty Hall

Museum in Kingston

Life Yard

Area in Kingston

Lime Cay

Island in Port Royal

Long Bay Beach Park

Beach in Negril

Lovers' Leap

Viewpoint in Treasure Beach & Around

Magdala House

Historic Building in Black River

Mahogany Beach

Beach in Ocho Rios

Mandeville Courthouse

Notable Building in Mandeville

Manning’s School

Notable Building in Savanna-la-Mar

Marcus Garvey Statue

Monument in St Ann’s Bay

Market

Market in St Ann’s Bay

Marshall’s Pen

Historic Building in Mandeville

Mavis Bank Coffee Factory

Farm in Mavis Bank

Mayfield Falls

Waterfall in Negril & West Coast

Montego Bay Cultural Centre

Cultural Centre in Montego Bay

Montego Bay Marine Park & Bogue Lagoon

Nature Reserve in Montego Bay

Morant Point Lighthouse

Lighthouse in Bath

Nanny Falls

Waterfall in Moore Town

Nanny's Grave

Memorial in Moore Town

National Archives

Library in Spanish Town

National Gallery Of Jamaica

Gallery in Kingston

National Heroes Park

Park in Kingston

National Heroes' Monument

Monument in Montego Bay

National Library

Library in Kingston

National Museum West

Museum in Montego Bay

Natural History Museum

Museum in Treasure Beach

Naval Cemetery

Cemetery in Port Royal

Navy Island

Island in Port Antonio

Nazareth Moravian Church

Church in Mile Gully & Around

Negril Hills

Hill in Negril

Negro Aroused Statue

Monument in Kingston

Ocho Rios Bay Beach

Beach in Ocho Rios

Old Gaol House

Historic Building in Port Royal

Old Hospital Park

Park in Montego Bay

Old Iron Bridge

Landmark in Spanish Town

Old King’s House Ruins

Notable Building in Spanish Town

Old Naval Hospital

Historic Building in Port Royal

Old Tavern Coffee Estate

Plantation in Section & Clydesdale

Old Wharf Beach

Beach in Treasure Beach

One Man Beach

Beach in Montego Bay

Orange Valley

Historic Site in Montego Bay & Northwest Coast

Our Lady Of Perpetual Help

Church in St Ann’s Bay

Parade

Square in Kingston

Parade

Square in Spanish Town

Parade Ground

Area in Accompong

Parish Church Of St John The Evangelist

Church in Black River

Parottee Beach

Beach in Parottee

Peace Cave

Cave in Accompong

People’s Museum Of Crafts & Technology

Museum in Spanish Town

Peter Tosh Monument

Monument in Bluefields & Belmont

Peter Tosh Museum

Museum in Kingston

Phoenix Foundry

Historic Site in Falmouth

Plumb Point Lighthouse

Lighthouse in Port Royal

Police Station

Historic Building in Falmouth

Portland Bight Protected Area

Wildlife Reserve in Hellshire Beach Recreation Area

Reach Falls

Waterfall in Manchioneal

Reggae Falls

Waterfall in Morant Bay

Rhodes Hall Plantation

Plantation in Green Island Harbour

Rio Nuevo Battle Site

Historic Site in Reggae Beach to Boscobel Beach

Roaring River Park

Cave in Negril & West Coast

Rocklands Bird Feeding Station

Bird Sanctuary in Montego Bay & Northwest Coast

Rodney Memorial

Monument in Spanish Town

Roman Catholic Church

Landmark in Black River

Rose Hall Great House

House in Ironshore & Rose Hall

Royal Palm Reserve

Nature Reserve in Negril

Sam Sharpe Square

Square in Montego Bay

San San Beach

Beach in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Savanna-la-Mar Fort

Ruins in Savanna-la-Mar

Sculpture Park

Park in Kingston

Seaford Town Historical Museum

Museum in Seaford Town

Secret Garden Memorial

Monument in Kingston

Seven Mile Beach

Beach in Negril

Seville Great House

Historic Site in St Ann’s Bay

Shaare Shalom Synagogue

Synagogue in Kingston

Shaw Park Gardens

Gardens in Ocho Rios

Sir Alexander Bustamante Museum

Museum in Negril & West Coast

Sir Alexander Bustamante Square

Historic Site in Lucea

Skull Point

Ruins in Mile Gully & Around

Somerset Falls

Waterfall in West of Port Antonio

Spanish Bridge

River in Ocho Rios

St Andrew Parish Church

Church in Kingston

St Andrew’s Scots Kirk

Church in Kingston

St Ann's Bay Baptist Church

Landmark in St Ann’s Bay

St George’s Parish Church

Church in Savanna-la-Mar

St Jago De La Vega Cathedral

Church in Spanish Town

St James Parish Church

Church in Montego Bay

St Mark's Chapel

Church in Irish Town

St Mark’s Anglican Church

Church in Mandeville

St Mary’s Anglican Church

Church in Montpelier

St Peter’s Anglican Church

Church in Falmouth

St Peter’s Church

Church in Port Royal

St Simon's Anglican Church

Church in Mile Gully & Around

Statue Of Alexander Bustamante

Monument in Kingston

Statue Of Norman Manley

Monument in Kingston

Statue Of Queen Victoria

Monument in Kingston

Stony Gut Monument

Monument in Morant Bay

Sun Valley Plantation

Plantation in Oracabessa

Tacky Falls

Waterfall in Robin's Bay

Tharp House

Notable Building in Falmouth

Titchfield Peninsula

Area in Port Antonio

Tombstone

Memorial in Santa Cruz

Town Hall

Landmark in Black River

Trench Town Culture Yard

Cultural Centre in Kingston

Trident Castle

Landmark in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Trinity Cathedral

Church in Kingston

Tryall Estate

Ruins in West Coast to Tryall Estate

Tuff Gong Recording Studios

Cultural Centre in Kingston

Turtle River Park

Park in Ocho Rios

Walter Fletcher Beach & Aquasol Theme Park

Beach in Montego Bay

Ward Theatre

Historic Building in Kingston

Water Square

Square in Falmouth

Waterloo Great House

Notable Building in Black River

William Knibb Baptist Memorial Church

Church in Falmouth

Windsor Cave

Cave in Windsor

Winnifred Beach

Beach in Port Antonio to Fairy Hill

Wolmer’s School & Mico Teachers’ College

Notable Building in Kingston

Yaaman Adventure Park

Plantation in Reggae Beach to Boscobel Beach

YS Falls

Waterfall in South Coast & Central Highlands

Zong Massacre Memorial

Memorial in Black River


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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