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THE FACTS
NAME: Jamaica
LOCATION: North America & The Caribbean
GOVERNMENT:   Constitutional Parliamentary Democracy
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE: English is the official language and spoken throughout the country. Patois English is prevalent as well.
MAJOR RELIGION(S):  Protestant 61.3% (Church of God 21.2%, Seventh-Day Adventist 9%, Baptist 8.8%, Pentecostal 7.6%, Anglican 5.5%, Methodist 2.7%, United Church 2.7%, Jehovah's Witness 1.6%, Brethren 1.1%, Moravian 1.1%), Roman Catholic 4%, other including some Rastafarian and other spiritual cults 34.7% .
MAJOR ETHNIC GROUPS: Black 90.9%, Mixed 7.3% (Arawak/Taino Indian and African, European and African, Chinese and East Indian) East Indian 1.3%, white 0.2%, Chinese 0.2%, other 0.1%.

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