Grenada BASIC INFOMATION
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|12°9'9"N / 61°41'22"W|
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Grenada covers an area of 344 square kilometers and is located at the southernmost point of the Windward Islands in the East Caribbean Sea. It is about 160 kilometers south from the coast of Venezuela. It is composed of the main island of Grenada, Carriacou Island, and Little Martinique. The shape of this island country resembles a pomegranate, and "Grenada" means pomegranate in Spanish. The capital of Grenada is Saint George, its official language and lingua franca is English, and most of the residents here believe in Catholicism. |
Grenada is located at the southernmost point of the Windward Islands in the East Caribbean Sea. It consists of the main islands of Grenada, Carriacou, and Little Martinique, covering an area of 344 square kilometers.
Grenada was originally inhabited by Indians. It was discovered by Columbus in 1498, reduced to a French colony in 1650, and occupied by Britain in 1762. According to the "Paris Treaty" in 1763, France formally transferred the grid to the United Kingdom, and in 1779 it was reoccupied by France. In 1783, Grenada was owned by the United Kingdom under the "Treaty of Versailles" and has since become a British colony. In 1833, it became a part of the Windward Islands government under the jurisdiction of the Governor of the Windward Islands appointed by the Queen of England. Grenada joined the West Indies Federation in 1958, and the Federation collapsed in 1962. Grenada gained internal autonomy in 1967 and became a state of ties of the United Kingdom. It declared independence on February 7, 1974.
The national flag: It is rectangular, with a ratio of length to width of 5:3. The flag is surrounded by wide red borders of equal width. There are three yellow five-pointed stars on the upper and lower wide borders; the flag inside the red wide border The faces are four equal isosceles triangles, the top and bottom are yellow, and the left and right are green. In the center of the flag is a small red round ground with a yellow five-pointed star; the green triangle on the left has a nutmeg pattern. Red symbolizes the friendly spirit of the people across the country, green symbolizes the island country’s agriculture and rich plant resources, and yellow symbolizes the country’s abundant sunshine. The seven five-pointed stars represent the seven dioceses in the country. Most of the residents of the country believe in Catholicism; the pattern of nutmeg represents the country's specialty.
103,000 (In 2006, blacks accounted for about 81%, mixed races accounted for 15%, whites and others accounted for 4%. English is the official language and lingua franca. Most residents believe in Catholicism, and the rest believe in Christianity and Other religions.
The economy of Grenada is mainly dependent on agriculture. The crops are mainly nutmeg, bananas, cocoa, coconut, sugar cane, cotton and tropical fruits. It is the second largest nutmeg producer in the world and its output accounts for global demand. One-quarter of the quantity is known as the "country of spices." The grid industry is underdeveloped, with only some agricultural products processing, wine making and clothing industries. In recent years, tourism has developed significantly.