Grenada

Grenada is an island country in the Caribbean Sea. Its closest neighbors include St Vincent to the northeast, Trinidad and Tobago to the south, and Venezuela to the southwest. Grenada consists of the main island of Grenada, Carriacou, Petite Martinique, and the southern third of the Grenadines.

Country Profile

Official NameContinentSubregionCapital CityPopulationWorld Population %Land Area (kmΒ²)CurrencyCurrency Symbol
GrenadaNorth AmericaCaribbeanSt. George's126,1830.00%344Eastern Caribbean dollar$

The port town of St. George’s is the country’s capital. The town is a popular tourist destination, attracting visitors with its colorful houses, bustling Market Square, historic buildings like Fort Frederick and Fort George, and restaurants overlooking the harbor.

Grenada’s landscape consists of sandy beaches, forests, scrub, lakes, small rivers, and mountains. The country’s highest point is Mount St. Catherine β€” a conical volcano.

The climate of Grenada is tropical. It is hot and humid all year round, with a cooler season from December through March and a rainy season from June through November. While Grenada is located on the southern edge of the hurricane belt, hurricanes in the country are rare.

Grenada is a constitutional monarchy with political and legal traditions based on those of the United Kingdom. The UK monarch is the head of the state, and the Prime Minister is the head of the government. The monarch appoints a governor-general to represent them locally based on the recommendation of the Prime Minister.

Grenada: Stats and Facts

Official LanguageMain ReligionNational AnthemISO alpha-2ISO alpha-3Internet country domains (TLDs)Dialling CodeCoastline Length (km)Geographic coordinates (center point of country)Number of Time ZonesTime Zone(s)Daylight Savings Time?Driving SideGDP (PPP)GDP per capita (PPP)GDP (nominal)GDP per capita (nominal)
EnglishChristianityHail GrenadaGDGRD.gd+1-74312112 07 N, 61 40 W1UTC βˆ’04:00Not observedleft$2,449,000,000$21,337$1,389,000,000$12,108