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Cayman Islands
Motto(s): 
"He hath founded it upon the sea"
Anthem: "God Save the Queen"
National song: "Beloved Isle Cayman"
Location of Cayman Islands (circled in red)
Location of Cayman Islands (circled in red)
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Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
English control1670
Self-government4 July 1959
Separation from Jamaica6 August 1962
Current constitution6 November 2009
Capital
and largest city
George Town
19°20′N81°24′W / 19.333°N 81.400°W / 19.333; -81.400
Official languagesEnglish
Vernacular
languages
Cayman Islands English
Ethnic groups
(2011)
40% Multiracial
20% Afro-Caribbean
20% European-caymanian
20% Asian people[1]
Demonym(s)Caymanian
GovernmentParliamentarydependency under a constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Martyn Roper
• Premier
Alden McLaughlin
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Government of the United Kingdom
• Minister
Elizabeth Sugg
Area
• Total
264 km2 (102 sq mi)
• Water (%)
1.6
Highest elevation
141 ft (43 m)
Population
• 2019 estimate
65,813 [2] (206th)
• Density
244/km2 (632.0/sq mi) (59th)
GDP (PPP)2014[3] estimate
• Total
$2.507 billion[3]
• Per capita
$73,800 (2004 est.)[3]
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$4.571 billion [4][5] (160th)
• Per capita
$70,956 (2018 est.)[4][5] (7th)
HDI (2013)0.888
very high
CurrencyCayman Islands dollar (KYD)
Time zoneUTC-5:00 (EST)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideleft
Calling code+1-345
UK postcode
KYx-xxxx
ISO 3166 codeKY
Internet TLD.ky

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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