|Overseas Territory||Cayman Islands|
|Population (1999 est)|
George Town, Grand Cayman, is the capital of the Cayman Islands, in the British West Indies. The British Overseas Territories are fourteen territories that are under the Sovereignty of the United Kingdom, but which do not form part of the United Kingdom The Cayman Islands are a British overseas territory located in the western Caribbean Sea, comprising the islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac Grand Cayman is the largest of the three Cayman Islands at about 196 km² and contains the capital George Town. Grand Cayman is the largest of the three Cayman Islands at about 196 km² and contains the capital George Town. The Cayman Islands are a British overseas territory located in the western Caribbean Sea, comprising the islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac The term British West Indies refers to territories in and around the Caribbean which were at one time colonised by the United Kingdom. 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. The field of finance refers to the concepts of Time, Money and Risk and how they are interrelated 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 and several shopping plazas. A cruise ship or cruise liner is a Passenger ship used for pleasure voyages where the voyage itself and the ship's amenities are part of the experience A shopping mall or shopping centre is a building or set of buildings that contain Retail units with interconnecting Walkways enabling visitors
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.
George Town, as well as the rest of Grand Cayman, is served by nearby Owen Roberts International Airport. Owen Roberts International Airport is located one mile outside George Town on the island of Grand Cayman in the Cayman Islands, British West
Cayman Islands Education Department operates George Town Primary School. Cayman Islands Education Department is a department of the Ministry of Education of the Cayman Islands, a territory of the United Kingdom.