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Geography Statistics of Jamaica

  • Coastline: 1,022 km (0.62 miles)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 4,181 sq miles (10,831 sq km)
    (water) 62 sq miles (160 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 4,243 sq miles (10,989 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: Jamaica is divided into 14 parishes: Hanover, Saint Elizabeth, Saint James, Trelawny, Westmoreland, Clarendon, Manchester, Saint Ann, Saint Catherine, Saint Mary, Kingston, Portland, Saint Andrew, and Saint Thomas
  • Horizontal Width: 146 miles (235 km) from Negril east to the easternmost end of the island
  • Vertical Length: 51 miles (82 km) from Discovery Bay south to Alligator Pond

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (none)
  • Geographic Center: 23 miles (37 km) northwest of Spanish Town
  • Highest Point: Blue Mountain (2,256 meters)
  • Lowest Point: Caribbean Sea (0 meters)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.