AUGUST 6: Jamaica: a date with history

Greetings to the citizens of Jamaica on their Independence Day (Independence from the United Kingdom 6 August 1962)
Name: Jamaica
Region: Caribbean
Currency: Jamaican Dollar (JMD)
Official language: English
Population: 2714000
Surface area: 10991
Capital city: Kingston
UN Membership date: September 18, 1962

map of Jamaica
Map of Jamaica
Flag of Jamaica
Flag of Jamaica

coat of arms
Coat of Arms of Jamaica

national bird
Green and black Streamertail National bird of Jamaica

Port of Kingston

Montego bay
Montego bay

river falls
Dunns River Falls

spinner dolphin
Spinner dolphin in Jamaica

wood stork
Wood stork in Jamaica

Scarlet Ibis in Jamaica

Pied-billed Grebe in Jamaica

Manatee in Jamaica