20 Interesting Facts about Jamaica


1. The world’s fastest man, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt’s diet is not so healthy, he had eaten 1,000 Chicken McNuggets in Beijing in 2008.

Slave Trade

2. Most people didn’t know that Jamaica is a bigger part of slave trade than the US, 388,000 slaves were brought to the US from Africa while 1,000,000 slaves were brought to Jamaica.

Christopher Columbus

3. When Christopher Columbus and his sailors were stranded in Jamaica in 1503 (he overstayed his welcome), he told the natives that the moon would disappear on the next night if they didn’t continue giving them food and supplies, he knew that the Lunar Eclipse was going to happen, he gave their moon “back” when he got enough supplies.

4. The erotic dance, Daggering, is banned from TV in Jamaica because it caused a lot of  penises fracture. Watch the video you will know why.


5. Jamaica is an small island nation located in the Caribbean.

jamaica Independence

6. Jamaica is the first English speaking Country gained Independence in 1962 in the Caribbean.

7. The Manchester Golf Club established in 1868 in Jamaica is the oldest in the western hemisphere!

Trochilus polytmus

8. Trochilus polytmus is the National Bird of Jamaica.

9. Jamaica has a high level of crime.

Giant Swallowtail

10. The world’s second largest butterfly named Giant Swallowtail inhabits Jamaica.

8 thoughts on “20 Interesting Facts about Jamaica

  1. These so called “Facts” are not interesting at all. I have seen this “Basic” facts on every site I have been on so far. Maybe you should go a little bit above and beyond! Try and “WOW” me next time, make these facts interesting! Good Luck!!! 🙂

    • Thanks for your advice, I will improve the content, come back one day after and I will add more interesting facts in this post

    • I searched more facts on internet again, tell me if you need more information, if you want to share some interesting Jamaica facts that we don’t know, please click the contact button and submit it, I will add it in the post if it has an authority source

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