St Catherine and Clarendon
St Catherine-1,192Km ² Population-500,942
Clarendon-: 1,192.9 km Sq Population: 246,322
St. Catherine is the fourth largest and second most populated parish. It is also the most rapidly growing parish, with large manufacturing and agriculture industries. The Office of the Registrar General is located in Spanish Town, as is the historic Emancipation Square.
Mineral deposits found in St Catherine include bauxite, copper, limestone, commercial marble, clay, sand, and gravel. Jamaica’s largest fishing beach, Old Harbour Bay, is located in the parish. Wetland areas like the Hellshire swamp, the Great Salt Pond and Hunts Bay/Dawkins Pond between Kingston and St Catherine also play an important role in the fishing industry
Clarendon is located at the southern side of Jamaica, roughly halfway between the eastern and western ends of the island, the capital town being May Pen. It is bordered on the north by St. Ann, on the west by Manchester, on the east by St. Catherine and on the south by the Caribbean Sea. Other townships in Clarendon include Chapleton, Hayes, Frankfield, Rocky Point and Lionel Town
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