Cayman Islands Fast Facts
There are three sister islands (102 sq miles total):
- Grand Cayman (22 miles long x 4 miles wide)
- Cayman Brac and
- Little Cayman
George Town is the capital. The Cayman Islands are British Overseas Territory.
Latitude/Longitude : 19° 16' N, 81° 22' W
Just 1 hour's flight from Miami, situated in the Western Caribbean, south of Cuba
Weather : The islands enjoy a tropical climate year round. The hottest month is August, while October is the wettest month. Hurricane season is 1st June to 30th November.
Currency : Cayman Islands Dollar (KYD). US cash is accepted on the islands, however, you will usually receive your change in Cayman Dollars - CI$1.00 = US$1.20
Time : Eastern Standard Time (EST) - the island DO NOT practice daylight saving (UTC/GMT -5 hours)
Language : English is the official language of the Cayman Islands
Dialling Code : +1-345-xxx-xxxx
Cayman Islands Flag : This was adopted in 1959, shortly after the Coat of Arms was adopted. There are two versions - the blue is for use on land, and the red is for use at sea.