Cayman Islands

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Cayman Islands

Parliamentary democracy (self-governing territory of the UK)

Region:
Caribbean
Area:
264 km²
Local name:
Cayman Islands
Capital:
George Town
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Current time on the Cayman Islands:

The countrywide time on the Cayman Islands is Eastern Standard Time (EST).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time on the Cayman Islands.
So there is all over the year the same difference of -5 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Population

61,559
233.2
Ø 79.8 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 84.7 years
Birthrate:
10.7 ‰
Deathrate:
2.8 ‰

Currency

The currency on the Cayman Islands is Cayman Dollar (KYD).
1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cent.
Status: 10/13/2018
1 US Dollar = 0.83 Dollar
1 Dollar = 1.20 US Dollar

The climate on the Cayman Islands

On the Cayman Islands, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 28 and 33 degrees. In the colder months, the average night temperatures drop down to 23 °C.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
English

mother tonguedistribution
English90.6 %
Spanish4.0 %
Filipino3.3 %
other2.1 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Church of God22.6%
Adventists9.4%
Presbyterians8.6%
Baptists8.3%
Pentecostals7.1%
Anglicans4.1%
Wesleyan2.4%
Roman Catholics14.1%
Jehovah's Witnesses1.1%
nondenominational14.6%
other7.7%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:2,554.18 M €
Exportations:49.0 M €
Importations:521.1 M €
Tourism receipts:586.75 M €
Unemployment rate:4.0 %
Energy consumption:587.0 M kWh

Land use

61% Urban areas:161 km²
10% Agricultural areas:27 km²
48% Forest:127 km²
9% Water areas:24 km²

Transport

Roadways:785 km
Airports:3

The Cayman Islands are an island state south of Cuba in the Caribbean. The dwarf state has a total area of only 264 km² and a total coastline of 160 km. This area is about 1.5 times the size of Washington, D.C. Besides the main island, 2 other smaller islands belong to the country. The Cayman Islands have no direct neighbours. The distance between New York City and the Capital George Town is about 2,490 km.

Most important cities on the Cayman Islands

CityPopulation
George Town / Capital29,000
West Bay11,000
Bodden Town10,000
East End1,640
North Side1,180




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

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