Grenada is located in the Caribbean Sea of the North American Continent, with a population of 109,011, making it the
188th largest national population. Its capital and largest city is Saint George’s with a total population of 33,734. The
country encompasses 344 square kilometers making it the 202nd largest country in total area. It shares boundaries with
Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom is recognized as the Chief of State and achieves that status through heredity
and holds that position for life or abdication. She is represented by Governor General Carlyle Arnold Glean. Prime
Minister Keith Claudius Mitchell is recognized as the Head of Government and achieves that status following legislative
elections, when the leader of the majority party or the leader of the majority coalition is usually appointed prime minister
by the governor general. Its form of government is a parliamentary democracy and they celebrate the creation of their
constitution on 19th of December 1973.
The languages commonly or officially spoken are English and French patois. It counts among its major religions Roman
Catholic, Anglican and Protestant. As sources of mass communication it has 2 AM, 13 FM and 2 Television stations.
Major geographical features are Mount Saint Catherine, its highest point at 840 meters and Caribbean Sea, its lowest
point at 0 meters. Its principal waterways are Caribbean and Atlantic Oceans, which measures 121 (coastline) kilometers.
Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are food and beverages, textiles, light
assembly operations, tourism and construction. Its official currency is the East Caribbean dollar.
Here’s something you may not know about Grenada. Grenada is the world’s second largest producer of nutmeg and 400
years ago nutmeg was the most valuable commodity in the world due to its potent medicinal properties.
Grenada's capital and
|Sandy Island (Ile de
Ronde) - It's only two
miles off Grenada and
we want to buy it!
|Grenada kids flashing
the peace sign
|The Bianca C-
Titanic of the
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from Carnival Parade
|Mount Saint Catherine-
|Petit Martinique- the
northernmost island in
the Grenadian island
|Oil Down- the National
Dish of Grenada with
salted fish, pork, beef,
cassava and coconut
Carriacou Island on
the Caribbean Sea-
Grenada's lowest point
|Sauters on the north
end of Grenada
|Airport at Point
|Telescope Point- the
easternmost point of
the island of Grenada
|Point Laurent- the
northernmost point of
the island of Grenada