Where is Jamaica Located?

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Where is Jamaica Located?

Jamaica is an island nation of the Greater Antillies, located in the northwestern Caribbean Sea, about 145 kilometers (90 miles) south of Cuba and 191 kilometers (119 miles) west of the island of Hispaniola, where Haiti and the Dominican Republic are located. Jamaica is located between the latitudes of 17° and 19°N and longitudes 76° and 79°W.

As an island, Jamaica shares no land borders, but nearby countries include Cuba, the Dominican Republic and Haiti, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Jamaica is located fairly close to Central America.

Jamaica measures about 234 kilometers (145 mi) in length and as much as 80 kilometers (50 mi) in width, amounting to 11,100 square kilometers (4,300 sq mi). Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean. The island is home to the Blue Mountains inland and a coastal plains around the island's perimeter. The major cities in Jamaica include the capital Kingston, Portmore, Spanish Town, Mandeville, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, Negril, and Montego Bay. Jamaica is also home to the seventh largest natural harbor in the world, Kingston Harbour.

There are several tourist attractions scattered across Jamaica, including Dunn's River Falls in St. Ann, YS Falls in St. Elizabeth, the Blue Lagoon in Portland, and Port Royal, the site of the earthquake that helped form the Palisadoes.

The country of Jamaica is in the North America continent and the latitude and longitude for the country are 18.1315° N, 77.2736° W.

The neighboring countries of Jamaica

Maritime Boundaries
  1. Colombia
  2. Cuba
  3. Haiti
  4. Cayman Islands
  5. Navassa Island

Facts About Jamaica

Country NameJamaica
ContinentNorth America
Capital and largest cityKingston
Area10,991 km2 (4,244 sq mi ) Water (%) 1.5
Population2,889,187 (2012 Est.)
Lat Long18.182388, -77.321777
Official LanguageEnglish
Calling Code+1-876
Time Zone(UTC-5)
Airport 7 Airports
Neighbour countriesCuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico , the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Navassa Island
Internet TLD.jm
CurrencyJamaican dollar (JMD)


Location Maps of Cities in Jamaica

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Last Updated : October 03, 2020