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  • Official Name : Grenada
  • Dependencies : Carriacou & Petite Martinique
  • Area : 3 islands, 133 sq. miles total (344 km2 )
  • Population : 104,000 (UN, 2009)
  • Capital : St. George's (est. pop. 37,057)
  • Location : 12.07° North 61.40° West
  • Highest Point : Mt. St. Catherine (2,757 ft)
  • Time Zone : EST+ 1; (GMT - 4:00)
  • Climate : Tropical - Avg. Temperature of 75ºF (24ºC)
  • International Dialing Code : +1473
  • Internet Domain : .gd
  • Currency : Eastern Caribbean Dollars (XCD)
  • Major Languages : English (Official), French Patois
  • Nationality : Grenadian
  • Major Religion : Christianity
  • Life Expectancy : 67 years (men), 70 years (Women) (UN)
  • GNI Per Capita : US $4,670 (World Bank, 2007)
  • Current Labour Force : 40% of Population
  • Literacy Rate : 94%
  • Airport : Maurice Bishop International Airport (MBIA)
  • Type of State : Constitutional Monarchy
  • Head of State : (Queen Elizabeth II) Dr. Cecile La Grenade
  • Head of Government : Dr. The Right Hon. Keith Mitchell
  • Ruling Party : New National Party (NNP)
  • Political Structure : 15 Constituencies
  • Elections : Last: February,19th 2013. Next: By 2018
  • Suffrage : Universal at 18
  • National Holiday : 7 February (1974, Independence Day)
  • Constitution : December 19, 1975