Kids' Guide to Jamaica

Jamaica Geography and Maps


Jamaica is the largest English speaking Caribbean island. It is the third largest island in the West Indies. It is 90 miles south of Cuba and is just a little smaller that the state of Connecticut.

Longest River: Black River
Highest Mountain: 7402 feet.

Jamaica’s geography features mountains, waterfalls, rivers, forests, plains, caves, bays, beaches. The Jamaican landscape varies from Mountains inland to beautiful beaches on the coast. Mountains cover more than half of the island. The beaches are 200 miles across the coastline of Jamaica. Jamaica is in a tropical location with high humidity. The temperature is normally 80-90degrees. It is cool in the mountains during winter

Below are 2 maps showing Jamaica. Please see the activities page for maps maps to color and t-shirts with maps.

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