Grand Cayman

island in the Caribbean

Grand Cayman is the largest of the three Cayman Islands at about 196 km² and contains the capital George Town. Towns on the island are referred to as "districts".

Grand Cayman
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Grand Cayman seen from space in April 1994
Geography
LocationCaribbean
Coordinates19°20′N 81°13′W / 19.333°N 81.217°W / 19.333; -81.217Coordinates: 19°20′N 81°13′W / 19.333°N 81.217°W / 19.333; -81.217
ArchipelagoGreater Antilles
Highest elevation18 m (59 ft)
Largest settlementGeorge Town (pop. 40,000)
Demographics
Population67,000 (2018)
Pop. density224.6/km2 (581.7/sq mi)

The island is a popular tourist spot because of its coral reefs. Snorkeling and scuba diving are popular activities.

Owen Roberts International Airport serves the island with domestic and international flights.

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