Kingston, Jamaica

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Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island.wikipedia
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Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, located on the southeastern coast of the island.
Kingston is the country's capital and largest city.

Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica

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The local government bodies of the parishes of Kingston and St. Andrew were amalgamated by the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation Act of 1923, to form the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC).
It lies north, west and east of Kingston, and stretches into the Blue Mountains.

Norman Manley International Airport

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It faces a natural harbour protected by the Palisadoes, a long sand spit which connects the town of Port Royal and the Norman Manley International Airport to the rest of the island. Both are served by Norman Manley International Airport and also by the smaller and primarily domestic Tinson Pen Aerodrome.
Norman Manley International Airport, formerly Palisadoes Airport, is an international airport serving Kingston, Jamaica and is located south of the island 19 km away from the centre of New Kingston.

National Heroes Park

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The geographical border for the parish of Kingston encompasses the following communities, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, Rae Town, Kingston Gardens, National Heroes Park, Bournemouth Gardens, Norman Gardens, Rennock Lodge, Springfield and Port Royal, along with portions of Rollington Town, Franklyn Town and Allman Town.
National Heroes Park is a botanical garden in Kingston, Jamaica.

Port Royal

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It faces a natural harbour protected by the Palisadoes, a long sand spit which connects the town of Port Royal and the Norman Manley International Airport to the rest of the island. The geographical border for the parish of Kingston encompasses the following communities, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, Rae Town, Kingston Gardens, National Heroes Park, Bournemouth Gardens, Norman Gardens, Rennock Lodge, Springfield and Port Royal, along with portions of Rollington Town, Franklyn Town and Allman Town. Kingston was founded in July 1692 as a place for survivors of the 1692 earthquake that destroyed Port Royal.
After the 1692 disaster, Port Royal's commercial role was steadily taken over by the nearby town (and later, city) of Kingston.

Tivoli Gardens, Kingston

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The geographical border for the parish of Kingston encompasses the following communities, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, Rae Town, Kingston Gardens, National Heroes Park, Bournemouth Gardens, Norman Gardens, Rennock Lodge, Springfield and Port Royal, along with portions of Rollington Town, Franklyn Town and Allman Town.
Tivoli Gardens is a neighbourhood in Kingston, Jamaica.

Denham Town

The geographical border for the parish of Kingston encompasses the following communities, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, Rae Town, Kingston Gardens, National Heroes Park, Bournemouth Gardens, Norman Gardens, Rennock Lodge, Springfield and Port Royal, along with portions of Rollington Town, Franklyn Town and Allman Town.
Denham Town is a predominantly residential neighbourhood in western Kingston, Jamaica.

Tinson Pen Aerodrome

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Both are served by Norman Manley International Airport and also by the smaller and primarily domestic Tinson Pen Aerodrome.
Tinson Pen Aerodrome in Kingston, Jamaica is the largest of Jamaica's three domestic airports.

Rollington Town

The geographical border for the parish of Kingston encompasses the following communities, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, Rae Town, Kingston Gardens, National Heroes Park, Bournemouth Gardens, Norman Gardens, Rennock Lodge, Springfield and Port Royal, along with portions of Rollington Town, Franklyn Town and Allman Town.
Rollington Town is a neighborhood in the area of Kingston, Jamaica.

Rennock Lodge

The geographical border for the parish of Kingston encompasses the following communities, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, Rae Town, Kingston Gardens, National Heroes Park, Bournemouth Gardens, Norman Gardens, Rennock Lodge, Springfield and Port Royal, along with portions of Rollington Town, Franklyn Town and Allman Town.
Rennock Lodge is a neighbourhood in Kingston, Jamaica.

Bournemouth Gardens

The geographical border for the parish of Kingston encompasses the following communities, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, Rae Town, Kingston Gardens, National Heroes Park, Bournemouth Gardens, Norman Gardens, Rennock Lodge, Springfield and Port Royal, along with portions of Rollington Town, Franklyn Town and Allman Town.
Bournemouth Gardens is a neighborhood in the eastern area of Kingston, Jamaica, off of Kingston Harbour.

Rae Town

The geographical border for the parish of Kingston encompasses the following communities, Tivoli Gardens, Denham Town, Rae Town, Kingston Gardens, National Heroes Park, Bournemouth Gardens, Norman Gardens, Rennock Lodge, Springfield and Port Royal, along with portions of Rollington Town, Franklyn Town and Allman Town.
Rae Town is a Kingston, Jamaica neighborhood by Kingston Harbor.

1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

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In 1966 Kingston was the host city to the Commonwealth Games.
The 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games were held in Kingston, Jamaica, from 4 to 13 August 1966.

1907 Kingston earthquake

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In 1907, 800 people died in another earthquake known as the 1907 Kingston earthquake, destroying nearly all the historical buildings south of Parade in the city.
Every building in Kingston was damaged by the earthquake and subsequent fires, which lasted for three hours before any efforts could be made to check them, culminated in the death of 800 to 1,000 people, and left approximately 10,000 homeless and $25 million in material damage ($ million in ).

Mona, Jamaica

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The city became home to the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies founded in 1948, with 24 medical students.
Mona is a neighbourhood in southeastern Saint Andrew Parish, approximately eight kilometres from Kingston, Jamaica.

Kingston Parish

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Greater Kingston, or the "Corporate Area" refers to those areas under the KSAC; however, it does not solely refer to Kingston Parish, which only consists of the old downtown and Port Royal.
The city of Kingston is the parish and national capital.

Spanish Town

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In 1755 the governor, Sir Charles Knowles, had decided to transfer the government offices from Spanish Town to Kingston.
Spanish Town remained the capital until 1872, when the seat of the colony was moved to Kingston.

Edward Seaga

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Though a minority ethnic group, the Lebanese were able to give Jamaica one of its prime ministers, Edward Philip George Seaga.
He was baptised in Kingston's Anglican Parish Church on 5 December 1930.

Shaare Shalom Synagogue

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The Shaare Shalom Synagogue serves Kingston's Jewish population.
Kahal Kadosh Shaare Shalom "Holy Congregation of the Gates of Peace", also known as the United Congregation of Israelites, is a historic synagogue in the city of Kingston on the island of Jamaica.

Harbor

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It faces a natural harbour protected by the Palisadoes, a long sand spit which connects the town of Port Royal and the Norman Manley International Airport to the rest of the island.

Holy Trinity Cathedral (Kingston)

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There is a strong Roman Catholic community, with the Holy Trinity Cathedral which is the seat of metropolitan archbishop and was consecrated in 1911, as well a few Catholic schools and institutions such as the Immaculate Conception High School, St Francis Primary and Infant School, Holy Childhood High School which was founded and is owned by the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of our Lady of Perpetual Help (FMS) in Jamaica.
The Holy Trinity Cathedral is a religious building belonging to the Roman Catholic Church located in downtown Kingston, the capital, and most populous city, in the Caribbean island nation of Jamaica.

Americas

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In the Americas, Kingston is the largest predominantly English-speaking city south of the United States.

Holy Childhood High

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There is a strong Roman Catholic community, with the Holy Trinity Cathedral which is the seat of metropolitan archbishop and was consecrated in 1911, as well a few Catholic schools and institutions such as the Immaculate Conception High School, St Francis Primary and Infant School, Holy Childhood High School which was founded and is owned by the Franciscan Missionary Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of our Lady of Perpetual Help (FMS) in Jamaica.
Holy Childhood High is an all girls Catholic school in Kingston, Jamaica.

University of the West Indies

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The city became home to the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies founded in 1948, with 24 medical students.
Initially in a special relationship with the University of London, the then University College of the West Indies (UCWI) was seated at Mona, about five miles from Kingston, Jamaica.

1692 Jamaica earthquake

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Kingston was founded in July 1692 as a place for survivors of the 1692 earthquake that destroyed Port Royal.
At Liguanea (present Kingston), all the houses were destroyed and water was ejected from 40 ft wells.