The Cayman Islands is the British Overseas Territory in the Western Caribbean, which includes the lands of the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, which are located to the south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica. The Cayman Islands are part of the western geographical region of the Caribbean, as well as of the Greater Antilles. The Cayman Islands are often considered a major attraction in the outside world for many of the wealthiest individuals.
The Cayman Islands are located in the western Caribbean, which consists of a series of underwater hilltops, known as the Cayman Ridge (or Cayman Rise). These hills come with a caiman depress, 6,000 meters (20,000 feet) deep 6 km (3.7 mi) to the south. The islands are located in the northwest of the Caribbean Sea, east of Quintana Roo, Mexico and Yucatan, the State of Mexico, south of Cuba and western Jamaica. It is located about 700 km (430 mi) south of Miami, 750 km (470 mi) in eastern Mexico, 366 km (227 mi) to the south of Cuba, and about 500 km (310 mi) northwest of Jamaica. Grand Cayman is one of the largest islands, with an area of ​​approximately 197 km2 (76 sq mi).
Its three islands were formed from large coral heads, covering the Ice Age submerged peaks with the western accessories of the Cubans and the Sierra Maestra Collection. There is a notable exception to this monument on the eastern Cayman Brac section, which rises to 43 meters (141 feet) above sea level and the highest point on the islands. The majority of the terrain base comes in the low limestone surrounding the reef.

Grand Cayman is the largest of the three islands, with an area of ​​about 76 square miles, and is about 22 miles long with an average width of four miles. One of its striking features is the shallow water. There is a low-lying island, which is located at the highest point at about 60 feet above sea level. The Cayman Islands are part of the Cayman Ridge Islands, which extend west from Cuba, and the islands are also located on the border between North America and the Caribbean.
Cayman Brac is about 89 miles northeast of Grand Cayman, which is about 12 miles long with an average width of 1.25 miles, and an area of ​​about 15 square miles. Its terrain consists of the most exciting terrain of the three islands. Bluff, a huge central limestone bump, which rises steadily along the island to 140 feet above sea level at the eastern end. It is reported that Cayman is located five miles west of Cayman Brac Island and about ten miles in length with an average width of more than just a mile. It has an area of ​​about 11 square miles. The low island is just a few blocks away from the beach on the north shore, which rises to 40 feet above sea level.
There are no rivers on any of the islands, while their protected coasts largely come from marine reefs, which are located in some places by an extremist group of mangroves, and sometimes extend to the inner marshes.

the animals
Grand Cayman includes various types of mammals that are found in the islands of Agouzi Central America with eight types of bats. It included at least three types of rodents, while it was now extinct as Europeans discovered the islands. A number of marine mammals have been found in coastal waters. Among the other notable animals are the endangered blue iguana, which is endemic with Grand Cayman.
the climate
The Cayman Islands have a tropical marine climate, with a warm rainy season, rainy summer (from May to October) and a dry season in relatively warm winter (from November to April). The main natural threat to Grand Cayman is the tropical cyclones that form during the hurricane season in the Atlantic from June to November.

On September 11 and 12, 2004, Hurricane Ivan struck the Cayman Islands, as the storm killed two people, with significant damage to infrastructure on the islands. The total economic impact of the storms is estimated at approximately $ 3.4 billion.
In mid-2011, the estimated population of the Cayman Islands was around 56,000, representing a mixture of more than 100 nationalities. Of this number, about half of this number is of Cayman origin. About 60% of the population is of mixed race (mostly Caucasian-African mixed). The vast majority of the population lies on Grand Cayman, followed by Cayman Brack and Little Cayman, respectively. The population is expected to increase to 60,000 by 2020. The capital of the Cayman Islands is Georgetown, on the southwest coast of Grand Cayman.
The majority of the islanders follow the Christian faith, with a large number of Catholics, but it also hosts Judaism, Islam, as well as Hindu societies.
The average income is around $ 47,000 KYD, which makes the residents of the Cayman Islands have the highest standard of living in the Caribbean. According to the World Factbook, per capita GDP in the Cayman Islands is one of the top 14 countries in the world.
the currency
The Cayman Islands are used for the currency (KYD), which is the currency pegged to the U.S. dollar USD 1, 227 to 1 KYD. However, many retail stores across the island usually KYD trade around $ 1.25. Also, Caymanian Dollar (KYD) equals 5 Saudi riyals.

Grand Cayman Island is one of the main attractions with Seven Mile Beach, and it is one of the sites that contains a number of hotels, resorts, bars and public beaches on the island. There are historical sites on the Grand Cayman Island, such as the Pedro St. James Castle in Savannah, which attracts many visitors. Tourists also accept to visit the neighboring islands, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac Islands.
All three islands offer fun diving, and the Cayman Islands are home to several snorkelling sites, where tourists can swim with rai. This is one of the most popular areas to do so in Stingray City, the attractive Grand Cayman Stingray City on Grand Cayman.
Another tourist attraction in the Cayman Islands is the Grand Cayman Ironshore view, with a beach that stretches about 23 acres (93,000 m 2). Through the forests in the middle of the island, in addition to the National Fund for the Cayman Islands, which provides guided weekly tours on Mustek Trail and other sites.

Another attraction on Grand Cayman is the Watchtower, which is located in Kamana Bay. The Watchtower is 75 feet long and offers attractive views of about 360 degrees from all over Seven Mile Beach, George Town.

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