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Jamaican Symbols

Jamaica's Information

Flag of Jamaica
Land Area 10,831 km2
Water Area 160 km2
Total Area 10,991km2 (#160)
Population 2,970,340 (#139)
Population Density 274.24/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy (Parliament) Under A Constitutional Monarchy; A Commonwealth Realm
GDP (PPP) $25.39 Billion
GDP Per Capita $9,000
Currency Dollar (JMD)
Largest Cities
  • Bird: Red-billed Streamertail (the "Doctor Bird")
  • Coat of Arms:

    Jamaica coat of arms

  • Coat of Arms: The coat of arms depicts a male and female member of the Taino tribe standing on each side of a shield, which bears a red cross with five golden pineapples. The crest shows a Jamaican crocodile mounted on the Royal Helmet of the British Monarchy and mantling.

    At the base of the shield a ribbon displays the national motto, "Out of Many, One People."
  • Flag of Jamaica
  • Flower: Lignum Vitae
  • Fruit: Ackee
  • Motto: "Out of Many, One People"
  • Tree: Blue Mahoe
This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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