Capital: Kingston

Population: 2,787,964 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: Jamaican Dollar (JMD)

Official Language: English

Unofficial Language: Creole

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Black, Mixed, East Indian, and others

Largest Cities: Kingston, Montego Bay

Main Sport: Cricket, Football, Track and Field

Political System: Constitutional Parliamentary Democracy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Ash Wednesday (February 10)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter Monday (March 28)

Labour Day (May 23)

Emancipation Day (August 1)

Independence Day (August 6)

National Heroes’ Day (October 17)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)