Jamaica is an island in the Caribbean Sea. Jamaica is about the size of our state of Connecticut. Most of the land is mountainous. The first inhabitants called the land Xaymaca, land of wood and water. The weather is warm and humid all year round.
PEOPLE GROUPS: Black African (91%), mixed-race (6%), other CAPITAL CITY: Kingston (650,000) POPULATION: 2.8 million LANGUAGES: English, English Patois (PAH-twah) Jamaica QUICK FACTS
ASSEMBLIES OF GOD FACTS: Currently 8 missionaries work in Jamaica. There are 116 churches, 262 pastors, and 10,862 church members. The Bible school is currently training 76 students. RELIGIONS: Protestant (62%), Roman Catholic (3%), Rastafarianism, Judaism Jamaica QUICK FACTS