George Town, Cayman Islands


George Town, Cayman Islands

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George Town, Grand Cayman, is the capital of the Cayman Islands, in the British West Indies. The town has a population of 20,626 (1999 estimates).

George Town is the heart of the Cayman Islands financial industry, with over 600 banks located there. Most of these are small one room operations, some having no physical location on the island at all. It also has cruise ship facilities, a cargo dock, a Hard Rock Cafe, and several shopping plazas.

Located in George Town are the offices of Government. These include: The Legislative Assembly, the Court Houses and the Government Administration Building. The Government Administration Building houses the offices of the Leader of Government Business and other members of Cabinet, the Chief Secretary and his staff and other elected officials and Civil Servants.

Transportation

George Town, as well as the rest of Grand Cayman, is served by nearby Owen Roberts International Airport.

Education

Cayman Islands Education Department operates [http://www.italic.ky/lv/gtp/school.nsf/HomePage/Welcome George Town Primary School] .

References

External Links

* [http://www.fevisyu.com/georgetown.htm Pictures of George Town] ]


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