The Cayman Islands are the overseas territory of the United Kingdom and located in the western part of the Caribbean Sea. It basically consists of three Islands including Little Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Grand Cayman and comprises an area of 264 Sq. Kilometer. It is located in the Northeast of Honduras, in the South of Cuba, and in between the Yucatán Peninsula and Jamaica. After Bermuda, it is the 2nd largest British Overseas territory with an estimated population of almost 59,613 individuals. George Town is the current capital and located in the most populous Island Grand Cayman. Geographically these Islands are considered as the part of Western Caribbean Zone and the Greater Antilles.
Public Holidays in the Cayman Islands
|Friday||January 01||New Year’s Day|
|Monday||January 25||National Heroes Day||Fourth Monday in January|
|Wednesday||February 17||Ash Wednesday|
|Sunday||March 28||Public Holiday||For Royal Visit|
|Friday||April 02||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Monday||April 05||Easter Monday||Monday after Easter Sunday|
|Monday||May 17||Discovery Day||Third Monday in May|
|Monday||June 14||Queen’s Birthday||Usually one Monday after 2nd Saturday in June|
|Monday||July 05||Constitution Day||First Monday in July|
|Monday||November 15||Remembrance Day||Second Monday in November|
|Saturday||December 25||Christmas Day|
|Sunday||December 26||Boxing Day|
Facts About The Cayman Islands
The Capital of Cayman Islands
George Town is located in Grand Cayman and serving as the capital. It has a population over 28,836 and becomes the 2nd largest city in British Overseas Territories.
Premier of Cayman Islands
The current Premier of Cayman Islands is Alden McLaughlin. He is in office since 29-May 2013. The Premier also serves as the head of the government.
Governor of Cayman Islands
Franz Manderson is a current Governor of Cayman Islands. He is serving in office since 2018.
The Population of Cayman Islands
In 2017, the estimated population of the Cayman Islands is about 61,559 which is 0.00082% of the total population of the world. It ranked on 205th position in the world’s most populated countries.
Flag of Cayman Islands
The national flag of Cayman Island is just like British Flag but with coat-of-arms of Cayman Islands.
The Currency of the Cayman Islands
The national currency of Cayman Islands is Cayman Island Dollar. The official code for currency is KYD and most commonly used symbol is $ or CI$.
The Religion of Cayman Island
The culture of the Cayman Islands is hugely influenced by Europeans and Americans. And the majority of its population adhere to Christianity which includes Baptist, Anglican, Catholicism, Presbyterian, United Church, and Church of God.
Dialing Code of Cayman Islands
The international dialing code of Cayman Islands is +1.
Crime Rate of Cayman Islands
The Cayman Islands has crime index 28.35 and safety index 71.65 in the world.
Famous Airport of Cayman Islands
Being an overseas territory of great Britain Cayman Islands has various local and international flights on a daily basis. Some of the busiest airports of these islands are Owen Roberts International Airport which serves George Town located in Grand Cayman, Charles Kirkconnell International Airport which located in Cayman Brac, and Edward Bodden Airfield which located in Little Cayman.
Top Destinations of Cayman Islands
In the British Overseas territories, this one is great and offer various stunning places to visit on including Seven Mile Beach, Stingray City, and George Town
Area of Cayman Islands
With the area of almost 264.2 sq. Kilometers it is the 2nd largest British Overseas Territory.
GDP of Cayman Islands
In 2014, the estimated GDP of Cayman Island is 3.48 billion US dollars which is equivalent the 0.01% of the world’s total economy.
Sports of Cayman Island
The most commonly played sports in the Cayman Islands are Football, Rugby Union, Cricket, Netball, Basketball, Squash, and Tennis.