Jamaica, the Caribbean island nation, comprehends your fancy of being surrounded by the pristine natural extravagance. The miraculous environmental assemblage of nonchalant water bodies, exotic green spaces, and the elevated trail of wonders are altogether hypnotic. Life in Jamaica feels like a vacation every single day. The opulent resorts, stimulating nightlife, and astounding heritage gravitate a multitude of luxury seekers from time to time. Feast your eyes on some of the exceptionally appalling sceneries and dive deep in the authentic taste of luscious coastal food. Experience Jamaica and claw your way to the pinnacle of happiness, with fresh air as you feed your wild soul with stupefying adventures. The flamboyant charms are the reason behind the spontaneous growth of Jamaican tourism. So, venture the mesmerizing land of Jamaica, unquestionably, a heaven-on-earth!
USEFUL INFO. ABOUT JAMAICA
OFFICIAL NAME: Jumieka
FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
CAPITAL & LARGEST CITY: Kingston
POPULATION: 2,726,667 (est. 2018)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S): Jamaican Patois (an English-based creole language)
LANGUAGES SPOKEN: Jamaican English
ETHNICITY: Jamaicans, Afro-Jamaicans, Coromantee, Chinese Jamaicans, Indo-Jamaicans, White Jamaicans, and many more.
CURRENCY: Jamaican dollar (JMD)
AREA: 10,991 km2 (4,244 sq mi)
MAP REFERRED: West Indies
REGION: Caribbean Sea
COASTLINE: 1,022 km (635 mi)
HIGHEST POINT: Blue Mountain Peak (2,256 m (7,402 ft))
LOWEST POINT: The Caribbean Sea at sea level
NEIGHBORING PLACES: Cayman Islands (UK), Colombia, Cuba, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.
NATIONAL SYMBOL: The coat of arms bearing the national motto "Out of Many One People"
National COLOURS: Black, Green, and Gold (as in Jamaican flag)
FAMOUS FOR: Bob Marley, Blue Mountain Coffee, Red Stripe Beer, Jamaican Rum, Beautiful Beaches, Jerk Dishes, Luxurious All-Inclusive Resorts, Majestic Waterfalls
TIME ZONE: (GMT-5)
DRIVING SIDE: left
LITERACY RATE: 88.1%
AIRPORTS IN JAMAICA:
Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay
Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston
Ian Fleming International Airport in Ocho Rios
AVG. COST PER DAY: $107 per day
NETWORK / CONNECTIVITY
The Internet is a major part of Jamaican telecommunications. Jamaica ranks 108th in the world in terms of internet usage. There are 1.3 million users of the internet and mainly business and commercial sectors are devoted to it. In Jamaica, there are 125,188 fixed broadband subscribers and 45,505 wireless broadband subscribers. There are more than 3,906 internet hosts and with time the services, connection, and usage have increased rapidly in many sectors.
The Jamaican government does not monitor email transactions or internet chat rooms, which means, there are no government restrictions on internet access. There are child control laws and minors must use the internet under the surveillance of an adult or parents.
There are 12 internet providers in Jamaica with 10 of those offering residential services. Several ISPs are Columbus Networks USA, Dekal Wireless Jamaica Limited, Digicel Jamaica, and many more. Many towers are set up every now and then to provide better connectivity and services. Now, you can access the internet from almost every part of Jamaica.
The average cost of the internet per Mbps in Jamaica is $0.96. If you do not wish to use the local sim of Jamaica and stick to your home service, then use public Wi-Fi as much as possible. You can use the free services in bus stops, airports, train stations, and many places for better connectivity to the digital world. Instead of making a call from your sim, use the online application (Skype, Instagram, and much more) to talk to your loved ones.