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Travel Home > Directory > Destinations > North America > Caribbean > Grenada


Grenada . Pop - 110,000. Area - 344 km˛. Capital - St. George’s. Largest City – St. George’s. Currency – East Caribbean dollar. Language – English. Main Religions – Roman Catholic and Anglicanism. Time Zone – GMT - 4 hours. Main Airport – Point Salines International Airport GND. Climate - tropical: hot and humid in the rainy season and cooled by trade winds in the dry season. Voltage guide 220V. Dialing code 473. Grenada is an island nation in the south eastern Caribbean and is situated north of Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela, and south of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Grenada is a Commonwealth Realm, Queen Elizabeth II is Queen of Grenada and Head of State. The island Grenada itself is the largest island; the smaller Grenadines are Carriacou, Petit Martinique, Ronde Island, Caille Island, Diamond Island, Large Island, Saline Island and Frigate Island. The islands are originally volcanic which has produced very rich soils. This has led to Grenada producing some exotic tropical plants, indeed it is called The Spice Isle as it produces - cinnamon, cloves, ginger, mace, allspice, orange/citrus peels, wild coffee used by the locals, and especially nutmeg. Surprisingly, Grenada produces 20% of the world supply of nutmeg. Grenada is very popular with tourists and a highlight attraction the 3 km long Grand Anse Beach in St George's which is regarded as one of the finest beaches in the world, and often appears in the world’s top 10 beaches list.


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St. George's Grenada - wikipedia

St. George's, population 7,500 (1999), with an agglomeration of 33,000 people is the capital of Grenada, British West Indies. Following the withdrawal of Bridgetown, Barbados in the mid 1880's St. George's, went on to become the replacement capital of the former colony of the British Windward Islands. The city is surrounded by a hillside of an old volcano crater and is on a hoseshoe-shaped harbour.

Carriacou - wikipedia

Carriacou Island in the Caribbean Sea, is the largest island of the Grenadines, an archipelago in the Windward Islands chain. The island is 13 sq miles (34 km˛), and a dependency of Grenada with a population of 4,595 (1991 census). The main settlements on the island are Hillsborough, L'Esterre, Harvey Vale, and Windward.

Grenada - wikipedia

Grenada is an island nation in the southeastern Caribbean Sea including the southern Grenadines. Grenada is located north of Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela, and south of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The national bird of Grenada is the critically endangered Grenada Dove. Popularly known as 'The Spice Isle' because of an abundance of locally grown spices and a culture of music, dance and food built into the image of 'spice of life', Grenada is also a well-known tourist destination.

Grenadines - wikipedia

The Grenadines are a Caribbean island chain of over 600 islands in the Windward Islands. They are divided between the island nations of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada.

Point Salines International Airport - GND

Point Salines International Airport (IATA: GND, ICAO: TGPY) is located in the parish of St. George's. The town of St. George's is about 5 miles north of the airport and is the capital of the island nation of Grenada. The airport is located on Point Salines, the most southwestern point of the island.


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