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Cayman Islands
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "He hath founded it upon the seas"[1]
Anthem: "God Save the Queen" (official)
National song: "Beloved Isle Cayman"
StatusBritish Overseas Territory
Capital
and largest city
George Town
19°20′N81°24′W / 19.333°N 81.400°W / 19.333; -81.400
Official languagesEnglish
Local dialectCayman Islands English
Ethnic groups (2011[2])
DemonymCaymanian
GovernmentParliamentarydependency under constitutional monarchy
 • MonarchElizabeth II
 • GovernorHelen Kilpatrick
 • PremierAlden McLaughlin
 • Responsible Ministera (UK)James DuddridgeMP
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Established as a territory of the United Kingdom
 • Established1962 
 • Current constitution6 November 2009 
Area
 • Total264 km2 (210th)
102 sq mi
 • Water (%)1.6
Population
 • census56,732
 • Density212[3]/km2 (59th)
549/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2008 estimate
 • Total$3.268 billion
 • Per capita$43,800 (11th)
GDP (nominal)2010 estimate
 • Total$3.268 billion (159th)
 • Per capita$47,000
CurrencyCayman Islands dollar (KYD)
Time zoneEST(UTC-5)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1-345
ISO 3166 codeKY
Internet TLD.ky

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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