Jamaica is an island country located in the Caribbean Sea between North America and South America. It lies in the south of Cuba and west of Hispaniola, on the northwest of the Cayman Islands, the British Overseas Territory. Kingston is the capital and largest city in Jamaica. The other important cities in Jamaica are Portmore, Spanish Town, Port Antonio, Montego Bay, Negril, etc.
The official language of the country in Jamaica is English and the national language is Jamaican Patois. Jamaica is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like the Port Royal Seafood Festival, Bob Marley Week, Trelawny Yam Festival, Ocho Rios Jazz Festival, Accompong Maroon Festival, Bacchanal Jamaica Carnival, Reggae Sumfest, Calabash International Literary Festival, Rebel Salute, Milk River Seafood and Jerk Festival, Africa Jamfest, Port Antonio International Marlin Tournament, Christmas Grand Market, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
Jamaica postal code was founded on 6 June 2005. The official name of the postal service in Jamaica is Correos de El Salvador. Jamaica consists of 14 parishes which are grouped into three counties that have no administrative relevance. It was further subdivided into cities, towns, and municipalities. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Jamaica got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.
Jamaica has a total land area of 10,991 km2, which comes to around a total of 4,244 mi2. Jamaica was divided into three main lands namely Cornwall County, Middlesex Country, and Surrey County. The entire country was divided into 14 counties and further subdivided into cities, towns, and municipalities. The names of the 14 departments are Hanover, Saint Elizabeth, Saint James, Trelawny, Westmoreland, Clarendon, Manchester, Saint Ann, Saint Catherine, Saint Mary, Kingston, Portland, Saint Andres, and Saint Thomas.
Jamaica has a total water area of 1.5 %. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Jamaica has more than 10 water bodies. Six water bodies have developed as tourist spots. The names of the lakes are Martha Brae River, Bloody Bay, White River, Blue Lagoon, Black River, Rio Grande, Runaway Bay, Half Moon Bay, Discovery Bay, Drivers River, Alligator Pond, Long Bay, Twin Rivers Getaway, Roaring River, Irie River, Laguna Luminosa, Rois Lagoon, etc. Many lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are freshwater and very few are salt lakes.
Jamaica contains more than 345 named mountains. The highest peak and prominent mountain are Blue Mountain Peak which is about 2,256 meters (7,402 feet). The other major mountains in Jamaica are East Peak, Sugar Loaf Peak, High Peak, Sir John’s Peak, High Hill, Bellevue Peak, John Crow Peak, Stoddard’s Peak, Silver Hill Peak, Mount Ayr, Macca Sucker, Sambo Hill, Catherines Peak, Malvern, etc.
XX -- (First two digit) --->indicates the country code.
X-- (third digit) ---> indicates the zone.
XX-- (next two digit) ---> indicate the parish.
XX-- (last two digit) ---> indicate the post office or locality.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Jamaica postal service is The Postal Corporation of Jamaica Ltd. Jamaica introduced a new postal code on 6 June 2005. There are 14 postal regions in Jamaica in which new postal codes have been introduced. There were more than 306 postal codes in Jamaica.
Jamaica uses a seven-digit numeric zip code system uses which the first digits, the second digit, the third and fourth digits, and the last two digits have different indications which are shown below;
Deeside city (delivery post office)
Trelawny – JMCTY04 (locality - postcode)