Map of Jamaica 

 Island In The Sun

Map of Jamaica

Map of Jamaica - Jamaica, our island in the sun.  With year round sunshine, beautiful beaches, historical sites and many beautiful attractions, come in and enjoy some Jamaican paradise while you relax by the beach sipping a cool red stripe (or something cold) with some great reggae music filling the air in the background.  

What better way to allow  the stresses of life to simply melt away. See you real soon.

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Hard copy Jamaica Road Maps are available at local gift shops, hotel lobbies, souvenir shops, Jamaica Tourist Board and other outlets.   If you plan to explore the island, a road map is a must  have; they include useful information such as, attractions and where they are, historical sites, hotels, beaches, resort, B&B, approximate distances from place to place and much more.  

Public Holidays 2013

  • January  New Year’s Day – January 1st (Tuesday)
  • February Ash Wednesday - February 13th (Wednesday)
  • April Good Friday – March 29th
  • April Easter Monday –April 1st
  • May Labour Day – May 23rd (Thursday)

  • August  Jamaica Independence Day – 6th August (Tuesday)
  • Emancipation Day – 1st August (Thursday)
  • October Heroes Day – October 21st (Monday)
  • December Christmas Day – December 25th (Wednesday)
  • December Boxing Day –December 26th (Thursday)

A few facts 

  1. Population : 2.8 Million
  2. Capital: Kingston with population of approx 800,000
  3. Coastline: 1022 km
  4. Language: English
  5. Weather: Tropical
  6. Area of Island: 10, 922 sq km
  7. Electrical current: 110v

Map of Jamaica -  National Anthem and Pledge

National Anthem

Eternal Father bless our land
Guard us with Thy mighty Hand
Keep us free from evil powers,
Be our light through countless hours.
To our Leaders Great Defender,
Grant true wisdom from above.
Justice, Truth be ours forever,
Jamaica, Land we love
Jamaica, Jamaica, Jamaica land we love.

Teach us true respect for all,
Stir response to duty's call,
Strengthen us the weak to cherish,
Give us vision lest we perish.
Knowledge send us Heavenly Father,
Grant true wisdom from above.
Justice, Truth be ours forever,
Jamaica, Land we love.
Jamaica, Jamaica, Jamaica land we love.

National Pledge

Before God and all mankind, I pledge the love and loyalty of my heart, the wisdom and courage of my mind, the strength and vigor of my body in the service of my fellow citizens, I promise to stand up for Justice, Brotherhood and Peace, to work diligently and creatively, to think generously and honestly, so that Jamaica may, under God, increase in beauty, fellowship and prosperity, and play her part in advancing the welfare of the whole human race.

Map of Jamaica - National Heroes

Jamaica currently has seven (7) National Heroes:

  • Paul Bogle
  • George William Gordon
  • Nanny of the Maroons
  • George William Gordon
  • Alexander Bustamante
  • Marcus Mosiah Garvey
  • Norman Washington Manley

Caricum Member States

  • Jamaica
  • St Kitts and Nevis
  • Barbados 
  • Belize
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Montserrat
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • The Bahamas
  • St Lucia
  • Dominica
  • Suriname
  • Haiti
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