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Cayman Islands Facts

Cayman Islands's Information

Flag of Cayman Islands
Land Area 264 km2
Total Area 264km2
Population 57,268 (#205)
Population Density 216.92/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy (Legislative Assembly); Self-governing Overseas Territory Of The UK
GDP (PPP) $2.51 Billion
GDP Per Capita $43,800
Currency Dollar (KYD)
  • Name: Cayman Islands, a British dependent territory claimed in 1670
  • Capital City: George Town (35,600 pop.)
  • Cayman Islands Population: 53,737 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Caymanian Dollar
    (conversion rates)

    Caymanian Dollar
    One Caymanian Dollar
  • Ethnicity: mixed 40%, white 20%, black 20%, expatriates of various ethnic groups 20%
  • GDP total: $2.25 billion (2010 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $43,800 (2010 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English (official) 95%, Spanish 3.2%, other 1.8%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) George Town, West Bay, Bodden Town, East End, North Side
  • Name: Sir Frances Drake named the islands "caiman" which is a Neo-Traino term for alligator
  • National Day: Constitution Day, first Monday in July
  • Religion: Church of God 25.5%, Roman Catholic 12.6%, Presbyterian / United Church 9.2%, Seventh Day Adventist 8.4%, Baptist 8.3%, Pentecostal 6.7%, Anglican 3.9%, other religions 4%, non-denominational 5.7%, other 6.5%, none 6.1%, unspecified 3.2%
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