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    Grenada Geography - 1990

      Total area: 340 km2
      land area: 340 km2

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

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 121 km

      Maritime claims:

      Extended economic zone: 200 nm;

      Territorial sea: 12 nm

      Climate: tropical; tempered by northeast trade winds

      Terrain: volcanic in origin with central mountains

      Natural resources: timber, tropical fruit, deepwater harbors

      Land use: 15% arable land; 26% permanent crops; 3% meadows and pastures; 9% forest and woodland; 47% other

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

      Note: islands of the Grenadines group are divided politically with St. Vincent and the Grenadines

      NOTE: The information regarding Grenada on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Grenada Geography 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Grenada Geography 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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