Ten fun facts about Jamaica

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Fact 1:
The national drink of Jamaica is Rum.

Fact 2:
Jamaica is considered the third biggest Caribbean island.

Fact 3:
Although Jamaica is a sunny country, it is a competitor in the winter Olympic games.


Fact 4:
Jamaica gained independence from England in 1962.

Fact 5:
Kingston is the capital city of Jamaica.

Fact 6:
Despite the independence from Britain, Queen Elizabeth II is still considered Queen of Jamaica by tradition.

Fact 7:
The official language in Jamaica is English.

Fact 8:
Other than the Unites States, Jamaica is the most country to have won Olympic and world medals.

Fact 9:
The official currency is the Jamaican Dollar.

Fact 10:
Jamaica is first in the western states to build a rail way, only 18 years after Britain.

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Short about Jamaica
Is an island nation situated in the Caribbean Sea.


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Population
2,717,991

Sources
CIA The World Factbook



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