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Cayman Islands
Motto: "He hath founded it upon the seas"[1]
Anthem: "God Save the Queen" (official)
National song: "Beloved Isle Cayman"
Location of Cayman Islands
Location of Cayman Islands
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
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Helen Kilpatrick
• Premier
Alden McLaughlin
• Responsible Ministera (UK)
Baroness Anelay
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Established as a separate Crown colony
• Established
1962
• Current constitution
6 November 2009
Area
• Total
264 km2 (102 sq mi) (210th)
• Water (%)
1.6
Population
• Census
56,732
• Density
212[3]/km2 (549.1/sq mi) (59th)
GDP (PPP)2014[4] estimate
• Total
$2.507 billion[4] (192 th)
• Per capita
$43,800 (2004 est.)[4] (11th)
GDP (nominal)2014[5] estimate
• Total
$3.480 billion[5][6] (160th)
• Per capita
$58,808[5][6] (9th)
HDI (2008)0.983
very high
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 July 9, 2017


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