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Grenada


    • Location:
      Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Trinidad and Tobago

    • Map references:
      Central America and the Caribbean

    • Area:

        total area:
        340 sq km

        land area:
        340 sq km

        comparative area:
        slightly less than twice the size of Washington, DC

    • Land boundaries:
      0 km

    • Coastline:
      121 km

    • Maritime claims:

        exclusive economic zone:
        200 nm

        territorial sea:
        12 nm

    • International disputes:
      none

    • Climate:
      tropical; tempered by northeast trade winds

    • Terrain:
      volcanic in origin with central mountains

    • Natural resources:
      timber, tropical fruit, deepwater harbors

    • Land use:

        arable land:
        15%

        permanent crops:
        26%

        meadows and pastures:
        3%

        forest and woodland:
        9%

        other:
        47%

    • Irrigated land:
      NA sq km

    • Environment:

        current issues:
        NA

        natural hazards:
        lies on edge of hurricane belt; hurricane season lasts from June to November

        international agreements:
        party to - Biodiversity, Climate Change, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Whaling

    • Note:
      the administration of the islands of the Grenadines group is divided between Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada






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