Jamaica Independence Day
Jamaica is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea. Covering an area of 10,990 square kilometers (4,240 square miles), it is the third-largest island in the Greater Antilles and the Caribbean (after Cuba and Hispaniola). Jamaica is located approximately 145 kilometers (90 miles) south of Cuba, and west of Espanola (the island of Haiti and the Dominican Republic). The British Overseas Territory of the Cayman Islands is about 215 km (134 miles) northwest.