The Caribbean Sea borders Jamaica. Jamaica is approximately 580 miles southeast of Miami, Florida. Jamaica is 10,990 square Kilometers or 4,243 square miles. Jamaica is about half the size of New Jersey.

Jamaica is located 17.95 North of the Equator and 76.70 West of the Prime Meridian. The capital of Jamaica, Kingston is laid out on the Blue Mountains. Jamaica is on the tropic of Cancer. The tropic of Cancer border line is right above Cuba.