Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, comprising the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. The island, 10,990 square kilometres (4,240 sq mi) in area, lies about 145 kilometres (90 mi) south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres (119 mi) west of Hispaniola, the island containing the nation-states of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Jamaica is the fifth-largest island country in the Caribbean. The indigenous people, the Taíno. The climate is usually warm.About 97% of the population is of partial or total African descent. Population is 2.709 million. Jamaican language is Jamaican English.
Jamaica National Anthem Vocal
- After 1838, sugar productivity and profitability declined, forcing Jamaica to diversify its economy.
- In 1866, the island implemented the crown colony system of government.
Jamaica's Capital is Kingston
Nesta Robert "Bob" Marley, OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician best known for his Reggae records. He was the rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rocksteady and reggae bands The Wailers (1963-1974) and Bob Marley & The Wailers (1974–1981). Marley remains the most widely known and the best-selling performer of reggae music, having sold more than 75 million albums worldwide.
Rohan is the son of Bob and is a occasional singer and former Canadian football player.
Captain Crazy is the tour guide of the Bob Marley Museum and he has a funny laugh
Jamaican Tour Guide: Captain Crazy
He is an actor working with UTA.
The economy of Jamaica is largely dependent on industrial sectors like agriculture, mining, tourism, oil refining, sugar, cement, chemicals, tobacco processing, textiles, flour milling, processed foods and others.
Jamaican art is noted for its woodwork, furnitures and metalwork through a long history of fine craftsmanship. Dating from the colonial times and home to many excellent furniture factories, the Jamaican 'Georgian' furniture was exported to the other metropolitan countries. The art of Jamaica is also famous for its traditional graphic arts like pottery which includes items of everyday domestic life. The long standing custom of basket and straw mat weaving, embroidery, seashell art, bead making, sewing, and wood carving is also well-known.
The largest religious group in Jamaica is Christianity. The Anglican Church and the Church of God are the two main church of Jamaica. It's said that almost every musician in Jamaica has learned his or her craft in the Christian churches of Jamaica. Besides Christianity other religions existing in Jamaica are the Jews, Hindus, Muslims, Bahai's and the Rastafarians. The Rastafari came into prominence in the 1930s and is the most prominent non-Christian religion on the island. The Jewish synagogues in Jamaica also date back to the 17th century
- Montego Bay
Things Tourists Can Do
- Dunn's River and Park (Ocho Rios)
- Blue Mountains National Park
- Seven Mile Beach (Negril)
- Tryall Club (Montego Bay)
- Boston Bay Beach(Port Antonio)
- Bob Marley Centre and Mausolem
- Doctor's Cave Beach (Montego Bay)
- Blue Lagoon (Port Antonio)
- White Witch of Rose Hall Golf Course (Montego Bay)