Presentation on theme: "Jamaica by Cordell Dyous. Jamaica's map Jamaica's continent The Caribbean of north America."— Presentation transcript:
Jamaica by Cordell Dyous
Jamaica's continent The Caribbean of north America.
The plate of Jamaica is Central America.
Jamaica is 480 miles 772 kilometers away from Florida.
The nearest country is Cuba and the nearest ocean is Caribbean sea.
Capital and major cities Jamaica's country capital is Kingston. The major cities are port Antonio, Spanish town, Mandeville and Montego bay.
17° 59' 0 N, 76° 48' 0 W is latitude and longitude.
The population is 2.91 million of 2013.
Interesting facts In Jamaica of 2002 there was 39,188 crimes. In Jamaica of 2002 there was 4,744 prisoners. In Jamaica there’s 3000 armed forces personal. When a child loses a tooth, at night the Rolling Calf comes rattling chains to take the child and their tooth away.
landforms Jamaica has one mountain and lots of rivers also major roads nine major sea ports.
size Jamaica is about 10,830 sq km.
Environment/climate Jamaica has 2.19 tons of water billion cubic metres.
Education 91.6 % of females go to school without dropping out.
Natural hazards Jamaica's natural hazards are hurricanes.
Government Jamaica has a parliamentary democracy Government.
Head of Government Portia Simpson-Miller is the head Prime Minister of Jamaica and the chief is Queen Elizabeth II.
Wars and leaders On November 8, 1915, Brigadier General Blacken sent off the first Jamaican contingent under the command of Major W. D. Neish to serve in the First World War Queen Elizabeth II.
According to the most recent census (2001), religious affiliation in Jamaica consists of 64 % ch