What is the Latitude and Longitude on Jamaica?
Latitude of Jamaica is:18.25 and Longitude of Jamaica is: -77.5
Jamaica is an island country situated on Caribbean waters. A British colony for centuries, it achieved full independence in 1962.and is now a parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy. The capital of Jamaica is Kingston, which is also its largest city.
Jamaica is spread over a total area of 10,991 square kilometres. Located at the geographical coordinates of 18.25 North and 77.5 West, Jamaica has a total population of 2,847,232 according to 2010 census. Cuba, Hispaniola, Haiti and Dominican Republic are the neighbours of Jamaica.
Jamaica is the third largest island on the Caribbean waters. There are valleys and plateaus in the central part of the country while mountains dominate the eastern part of the island. Blue Mountains is the highest mountain range and the most elevated peak in the island is Blue Mountain Peak at a height of 2,256 metres. Two rolling plateaus that lie in the central part of the island are Dry Harbour Mountains and Manchester Plateau. When it comes to coastlines, beautiful white sand and a calm sea is seen in the northern coast.
The climatic conditions in Jamaica do not vary greatly from season to season. At lowlands, the average temperature fluctuates between 25 C to 30 C while at higher latitudes, it hovers between 15 C to 20 C.
Many music forms practised around the world have originated from Jamaica. Some of them include reggae, ska, mento and raga. As a sporting country, Jamaica has given birth to some of the biggest sportspersons, Usain Bolt being one of the most renowned one.
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