Kingston is the capital of Jamaica. It is located in the southeast of the island and has an approximate population of 1,100,000 inhabitants.
In addition to being the seat of the government of Jamaica, the city is also the place where the Mona campus of the "University of the West Indies", founded in 1948, is located. Kingston is also the site of various annual festivals. Central Kingston is made up of two parts: the historic, but troubled downtown and New Kingston in which most of the tourist attractions such as the "Bob Marley Museum" are located, built in his former residence.