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World tourism will discuss about Jamaica. Jamaica officially the Commonwealth of Jamaica, is an island nation of the Greater Antilles, 234 kilometers (145 miles) long, up to 80 kilometers (50 miles) wide, and 10 990 square kilometers (4240 square miles) in area. The indigenous Arawakan-speaking Taíno name for the island Xaymaca, which means "Land of Wood and Water" or "Land of Springs". It is located in the Caribbean Sea, about 145 kilometers (90 miles) south of Cuba and 191 kilometers (119 miles) west of Hispaniola, the island nation-state to hide from Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean. Jamaica has the seventh largest natural harbor in the world, Kingston Harbour. It is located between latitudes 17 ° and 19 ° N, and longitudes 76 ° and 79 ° B. Mountains, including the Blue Mountains, dominating the land. They are surrounded by narrow coastal plains. Tourist attractions include Dunn's River Falls in St. Ann, YS Falls in St Elizabeth, the Blue Lagoon in Portland, and Port Royal, which is the location of the earthquake that helped form the island of Palisadoes. Head towns and cities including the capital Kingston, Portmore, Spanish Town, Mandeville, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, Negril and Montego Bay.

The climate in Jamaica is tropical, with hot and humid weather, although higher inland regions warmer. Hurricane Charlie and Gilbert hit Jamaica directly in 1951 and 1988, respectively, causing major damage and many deaths. Some areas on the south coast, such as the Liguanea Plain and the Pedro Plains, relatively dry rain-shadow areas. Jamaica lies in the hurricane belt of the Atlantic Ocean and because of this, the island is sometimes suffered significant storm damage. In early 2000 (decade), hurricanes Ivan, Dean, and Gustav also brought severe weather to the island.

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