Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Jamaica

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JAMAICA
JAMAICA

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Jamaica - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

1

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

JA

Internet country code

JM

GRC Country Code

JAM

Jamaica - Number format

   1,234.45

(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

Jamaica - Date formats

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   dd/mm/yyyy

Jamaica - Languages

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The official language is English External, though 94% of the population speak Western Caribbean Creole English External.

Jamaica - Example address format

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For Kingston:

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For other areas:

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Addresses will be written in English. Kingston, Montego Bay and Spanish Town addresses may have a 1- or 2-digit sorting code written to the right of the city name.

The position of the new postal code in the address structure is not yet known.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Jamaica - Post office box

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This is written PO Box.

Jamaica - Postal codes

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Jamaica had been introducing a postal code system, though this implementation has now been suspended, based on this structure:

   [JM]AAA99

where:

This is a provisional structure and the code is currently not likely to be found.

This regions/postal code data can be acquired as a data file External

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Jamaica - Postal code format graphic

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Jamaica - Postal code format

Jamaica - Postal code specifics

n/a.

Jamaica - Postal code regular expression

\A((JM)[A-Z]{3,3}\d{2,2})\Z

Jamaica - Postal code level of coverage

2

Jamaica - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

Telephone numbers in Jamaica

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All telephone numbers in Jamaica have the area code 876. Subscriber numbers have 7 digits. Mobile number subscriber numbers commence with one of these number ranges: 210, 301-304, 320-322, 330-414, 416-494, 570-580, 589, 618-619, 700, 707, 770-779, 781-784, 787-793, 796-799, 806-809, 812-899, 909, 919.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External

Properties with value Jamaica


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