Place:Cayman Islands

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NameCayman Islands
Alt namesCaiman-Inselnsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) p 319
Caymaneilandensource: Engels Woordenboek (1987)
Caymanssource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) II, 980-981
Caïmanessource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) I-21
Islas Caimánsource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) p 319
Las Tortugassource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 164; Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) II, 980-981
Îles Caïmansource: Rand McNally Atlas (1994) p 319
TypeDependent state
Coordinates19.5°N 80.667°W
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Georgetown
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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The Cayman Islands ( or ) is an autonomous British Overseas Territory in the western Caribbean Sea. The territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, which are located to the south of Cuba and northeast of Honduras, between Jamaica and the Yucatán Peninsula. , the total population of the Cayman Islands is estimated to be 59,613, making it the second-most populated British overseas territory after Bermuda. The capital city is George Town, situated on Grand Cayman, by far the most populous of the three islands.

The Cayman Islands is considered to be part of the geographic Western Caribbean Zone as well as the Greater Antilles. The territory is often considered a major world offshore financial haven for international businesses and many wealthy individuals.

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