The territory comprises the islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman, located south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica.
The territory is a major offshore financial centre in the Caribbean.
Official name: Cayman Islands
Capital: George Town
Density: 169 inhab/ sq Km
Total area: 264 sq km
Coastline: 160 km
Religion: Church of God 26%, United Church 11.8% (Presbyterian and Congregational), Roman Catholic 11%, Baptist 8.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 8.2%, Anglican 5.7%, Pentecostal 5.3%, other Christian 2.7%, non-denominational 5.8%, other 3.8%, none 9.8%, unspecified 1.1% (1999 census)
Ethnic Groups: mixed 40%, white 20%, black 20%, expatriates of various ethnic groups 20%
Government: Overseas territory of the UK, British crown colony
Currency: Caymanian dollar