Description flag of Jamaica
diagonal yellow cross divides the flag into four triangles - green (top and bottom) and black (hoist side and outer side)
Jamaican(s) (noun) 0 (adjective)
constitutional parliamentary democracy
2,804,332 ranked 140, (data 2008)
strategic location between Cayman Trench and Jamaica Channel, the main sea lanes for the Panama Canal. The lowest point is Caribbean Sea 0 m.
14 parishes; Clarendon, Hanover, Kingston, Manchester, Portland, Saint Andrew, Saint Ann, Saint Catherine, Saint Elizabeth, Saint James, Saint Mary, Saint Thomas, Trelawny, Westmoreland
for local government purposes, Kingston and Saint Andrew were amalgamated in 1923 into the present single corporate body known as the Kingston and Saint Andrew Corporation