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Cayman Islands rental properties are primarily found in the major metropolitan areas of Cayman Islands. Common rental types found in Cayman Islands are apartments, studios, lofts, one bedrooms, two bedrooms, condos, houses for rent, mobile homes, hotel rooms, vacation rental, furnished rentals short term rentals. Cities in Cayman Islands where housing rentals are found are Bodden Town, East End, George Town, North Side, West Bay. Vacation rentals, short term rentals and furnished housing are more common in the metropolitan areas of Cayman Islands.

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      Cayman Islands Information
The Islands named Cayman is located in the Western Caribbean Sea,& it's a British overseas territory. The Cayman Islands territory is a major offshore financial center in the world. The territory comprises by three Islands named Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, & Little Cayman. Within the Federation of the West Indies, The islands became a territory. In 18th & 19th centuries the Cayman Islands were colonized from Jamaica by the British. The Cayman Islands remained in British dependency in 1962, when the Federation dissolved.

      Cayman Islands Recreation, Culture and Attractions
Caymanians had a culture & tradition of hardiness & Independence of spirit, which under went through many difficulties for many years, where some times there houses were referred as "the islands time forgot." The population was estimated more than 5,000 to be at sea in 1906. The annual report of the government announced that the main "export" was seamen, whose remittances were the mainstay of the economy in 1950s. As the economy is grown in 1970s in Cayman Islands, tourism and financial services were thanked for their remarkable fashion. In Cayman Islands the government has pursued policies for developing the infrastructure, education, health and social services for the last 30 years. With both British and American influences, life in Cayman Islands is traditional & modern of the old & the new people. Than the gentle splendors of sun, sand and sea, much more are offered in Cayman Islands. Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park the National Museum Boatswain's Beach, & Pedro Saint James are our unique heritage attractions. The only excursion of its kind anywhere on earth is the depths aboard the Atlantis Deep Dive Submarine. The greatest attractions are the warmest welcome for the Caymanian people. At the Cayman Craft Market immerse yourself in Cayman's rich culture or any of the impressive galleries In Cayman Islands. Some of the most popular sports in the Islands are sailing, rugby, tennis, floor hockey squash rockets, soccer, cricket,& basketball. The beaches provide many opportunities especially for all water sports like diving, snorkeling, swimming, sailing and fishing. The Cayman Islands are very popular for their clarity of water, underwater scenery and wealth of easily accessible diving sites. The world's top SCUBA diving destinations are to be rated among the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman.

      Cayman Islands Demographics
Total population - 51,384 persons
Male population - 25,091 persons
Female population- 26,293 persons
40% Afro-European,
20% European,
20% African,
20% other[1]

      Cayman Islands Education
State schools are operated by the Cayman Islands Education department. Private schools are operated by various churches and private foundations. The only government run university in Cayman Islands are Grand Cayman, & Cayman Brac. Medical school & a school of veterinary medicine are included in St. Matthew's University. In Grand Cayman the Portfolio of the civil services are located & organized under the government of Cayman Islands. Various sorts of education units are offered continuing in both degree programs. A college of government is used as a research centre & is opened in 2007.

Cayman Islands Symbols

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Cayman Islands Flag
Cayman Islands Song
"Beloved Isle Cayman"
Cayman Islands Motto
"He hath founded it upon the seas"

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Image of Cayman Islands flower
Cayman Islands Sport
Foot ball
Cayman Islands Bird
Cayman Islands Flower
Wild Banana Orchid

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Cayman Islands Tree
Silver Thatch Palm
Cayman Islands Animal

      Cayman Islands History
On 10th May 1503 Christopher Columbus sighted the Cayman Islands on his fourth & final voyage to the New World. Sir Francis Drake was the first recorded English visitor who landed in the Islands in 1586 & named them Cayman Islands. The English & the Africans descent are the majority of the Caymanians. Isaac Bodden was the recorded first permanent inhabitant born in Grand Cayman around 1661 in Cayman Islands. In 1670 under the Treaty of Madrid along with Jamaica, England took formal control of The Cayman Islands. The Cayman Islands have been a tax-exempt destination historically. The Cayman Island was rewarded with a promise never to introduce taxes as a compensation for their Generosity by King George III as one of the ships carried King's own son Prince William. On September 11&12- 2004 the Island of Grand Cayman which lies largely unprotected at sea level, was hit by a Hurricane Ivan. As Ivan was the worst hurricane to hit the Islands in 87 years, an estimated 95% of the buildings on the Islands were either damaged or destroyed. Power, water &communications were disrupted in some areas for months. Within two years, Grand Cayman began a major rebuilding process & its infrastructure was nearly returned to pre-hurricane status.

      Cayman Islands Tourism
Many citizens work in service jobs in that sector due to the well developed tourist industry. A number of Island's hotels & resorts are located in a seven miles beach & it's a main attraction in Caymans Islands. Accounting for about 70% of GDP and 75% of foreign currency earnings, Tourism is also a mainstay. Each year almost a million visitors draw to the Islands due to the attractions of the Unspoiled beaches, duty free shopping, scuba diving, and deep-sea fishing. Little Cayman, Cayman Barc & sister Islands are also visited by the Tourists. The three islands offered with Scuba diving, and the Cayman Islands are home to several snorkeling locations, where tourists can swim with stingrays. Including the M V Keith Tibbetts, off the shores of Cayman Barc, there are two shipwrecks. To form a new artificial reef, the government of Cayman Islands intended to use Kittiwake. Off Seven Mile Beach, originally intended to be sunk Grand Cayman in June 2009, it was finally sunk on 5 January 2011. Iron shore landscape of Hell include other tourist attractions of Grand Cayman. Marine theme park Boatswain's Beach is the production of gourmet sea salt, and the Mastic Trail are also home of the Cayman Turtle Farm. Cayman Islands National Trust provides guided tours weekly on the Mastic Trail and other locations.

      Cayman Islands Transportation
In Cayman Islands some areas has a limited public transportation infrastructure. Soon after the arrival in Cayman Islands the staff should be able to drive & purchase to drive their own vehicle. From various places around the island, Used cars can be purchased & including car rental offices and dealerships. An additional venue for purchasing used cars the island creates each year a natural turnover of expatriates leaving there. From selected countries licenses can be obtained without examination upon presentation of a valid drivers in Cayman Islands. From a number of local insurance companies, Insurance can be obtained in Cayman Islands. Due to the limited number of roads in and out of Georgetown, in certain areas the traffic jams in peak periods of morning and evening are very frequent. From various US destinations scheduled flights are very regular. From Miami, other North American departure points include Houston, Tampa, Atlanta, New York and Toronto there are numerous flights daily. Flying time by jet from Miami is only 70 minutes and from Kingston, Jamaica approximately 50 minutes to Owen Roberts Airport, in Grand Cayman. In locations such as Honduras, Cuba, Costa Rica, Panama and Peru regular flights are less serviced & occasional charter flights are available.

      CaymanIslands Universities
1 St.Matthew's University- Grand Cayman.
2 University College of the caymanislands-Grand Cayman.
3 International College of the caymanislands-Grand Cayman.
4 The Cayman Islands Law School-George Town.

      Cayman Islands Religions
Church of God 25.5%,
Roman Catholic 12.6%,
Presbyterian / United Church 9.2%,
Seventh Day Adventist 8.4%,
Baptist 8.3%,
Pentecostal 6.7%,
Anglican 3.9%,
other religions 4%,
non-denominational 5.7%,
other 6.5%,
none 6.1%,
unspecified 3.2%.

      Cayman Islands Provinces
* George Town: population 27,704
* West Bay: population 11,269
* Bodden Town: population 10,341
* North Side: population 1,437
* East End: population1,369
* Cayman Brac and Little Cayman (Sister Islands):population 2,277.

      Cayman Islands Government
The building of legislative assembly is situated in George Town. The last non-self governing territories listed by the un special committee of 24, are a British over seas territory in Cayman Islands. To handle domestic affairs every four years, a 15-seat legislative assembly is elected by the people. Five MLA's are chosen from the legislative assembly to serve as government ministers in a Cabinet headed by the Governor. The British government is appointed a Governor to represent the Monarch. Duncan Taylor is the current Governor of the Cayman Islands. By the 15 elected members of the Legislative assembly of the Cayman Islands, the five ministers are voted into the office.The business of the government is carried out by the sections & units of almost 80 departments like the Health Insurance Commission, The University College Board of Governors, the National Pensions Board, The Water Authority, The Port Authority, The Immigration Board etc.

      Cayman Islands Parks
Barkers National Park was the first national park ever built in the Cayman Islands. In the northwestern most corner of Grand Cayman a piece of land along the coast and inland is occupied by the Barkers. 261 acres of land is taken up by Barkers National Park in 2003 by Prince Edward. For Cayman tourism the situation which is both positive and negative because Barkers may be one of the most isolated points on Grand Cayman. The Government manages many parks in Caymans through its Recreation, Parks and Cemeteries Unit. In Grand Cayman a multi-million pound public/private partnership aiming to provide a public park in every district. Owned by the Government a dart foundation on land has been built. Behind the park a turtle pond is also equipped. The Cayman Islands special addition is the National Trust. The seesaws, slides and a volleyball court are also maintained by the parks. To protect Bodden Town, Bodden Town Guard House Park was originally built. To protect ships from the treacherous reefs the lighthouse was built, & East End was once a port of entry. service the community of North Side. To service the community of North Side, The playgrounds and landscaped gardens of Jerold Smith Park on Hut land Road are arranged. The park in the east end is known as the Captain George Nixon Park. The last of the five parks to be built In Bodden Town, as part of the Growing Communities initiatives.

      Cayman Islands Economy
The Cayman Islands economy is a British overseas territory located in the western Caribbean Sea. A government agency, has been established with the mandate of promoting investment and economic development in the territory by the Cayman Island Investment Bureau. In the 1950s with the introduction of modern transportation and telecommunications, "Twin pillars of economic development" (tourism and international finance) were started. Caymanians have the highest standard of living in the Caribbean, with an average income of around KYD$47,000. The GDP per capita is the 14th highest in the world of the Cayman Islands according to the CIA World Fact book. The Cayman Islands Dollar (KYD), The islands print their own currency, which is pegged to the U.S. dollar at a fixed rate of 1 KYD = 1.25 USD. Indirect taxation is the government's primary source of income. There is no income tax, capital gains tax or corporation tax for the Caymans. Against goods imported into the islands an import duty of 5% to 22% (Automobiles 29.5% to 100%) tax is levied. According to the 2009 global recession, The Cayman Islands economy continues to suffer the effects which severely damaged the territory's financial sector. To purchase permanent residency in the Cayman Islands, In 2010 February Premier McKeeva Bush announced that the government would offer foreigners the opportunity for $1 million. To address U.K., The government has also announced plans to sell off public assets before July 2010. numbers rose Tourism 1% year-on-year, providing hope that tourism will continue to grow in 2010. By isolation and a limited natural resource base, economic activity was hindered from the earliest settlement of the Cayman Islands. Including 446 banks and trust companies, There are more than 70,000 companies registered in the Islands. In the Cayman Islands, Forty of the world's largest banks are present. According to the estimation, tourism between 30%-40% of gross domestic products & financial services represent 40%. To all Caymanian children education is free & it is compulsory up to the age of 16. In Cayman Islands the government operates ten primary schools, two high schools, one special education ,in addition there is a university and a law school. User Cayman Islands Comments

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