Grenada

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Coordinates: 12°07′N 61°40′W / 12.117°N 61.667°W / 12.117; -61.667

Grenada
La Grenade (French)
Banner o Grenada
Banner
Coat o airms o Grenada
Coat o airms
Motto: "Ever Conscious of God We Aspire, Build and Advance as One People"[1]

Map indicatin the location o Grenada in the Lesser Antilles
Map indicatin the location o Grenada in the Lesser Antilles
CaipitalSt. George's
12°03′N 61°45′W / 12.050°N 61.750°W / 12.050; -61.750
Lairgest ceetycapital
Offeecial leids
Recognised regional leidsGrenadian Creole Inglis
Grenadian Creole French
Ethnic groups
(2001[2])
Demonym(s)Grenadian[3]
GovrenmentPairlamentar democracy unner constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Cécile La Grenade
Keith Mitchell
LegislaturPairlament
Senate
Hoose o Representatives
Formation
Mairch 3, 1967
Februar 7, 1974
Mairch 13, 1979
• Constitution Restoration
December 4, 1984
Aurie
• Total
348.5 km2 (134.6 sq mi) (185th)
• Water (%)
1.6
Population
• 2016 estimate
107,317[4] (185t)
• Density
318.58/km2 (825.1/sq mi) (45t)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$1.457 billion[5]
• Per capita
$13,599[5]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Tot
$1 billion[5]
• Per capita
$9,332[5]
HDI (2014)Increase 0.750[6]
heich · 79th
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zoneUTC−4
• Summer (DST)
UTC−4
Drivin sidecaur
Cawin code+1-473
ISO 3166 codeGD
Internet TLD.gd
  1. Plus trace o Arawak / Carib.

Grenada (pronounced /ɡrɨˈneɪdə/ (deprecatit template)) is an island kintra an Commonweel Realm consistin o the island o Grenada an sax smawer islands at the soothren end o the Grenadines in the sootheastren Caribbean Sea. Grenada is locatit northwast o Trinidad an Tobago, northeast o Venezuela, an soothwast o Saunt Vincent an the Grenadines.

Grenada is forby cried the "Island o Spice" due tae the production o nitmug an mace crops o which Grenada is ane o the warld's lairgest exporters.

Its size is 344 square kilometres (133 sq mi), wi an estimatit population o 110,000. Its caipital is St. George's. The naitional bird o Grenada is the critically endangered Grenada Dove.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Government of Grenada Website". Retrieved 1 November 2007.
  2. "Grenada". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Retrieved 19 Mairch 2012.
  3. "About Grenada, Carriacou & Petite Martinique | GOV.gd". www.gov.gd. Retrieved 31 Julie 2017.
  4. "World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision". ESA.UN.org (custom data acquired via website). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  5. a b c d "Grenada". International Monetary Fund. 2016. Retrieved 1 Apryle 2016.
  6. "2015 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.