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Grenada Geography 2011
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SOURCE: 2011 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


















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Page last updated on January 11, 2011

Location:
Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago

Geographic coordinates:
12 07 N, 61 40 W

Map references:
Central America and the Caribbean

Area:
total: 344 sq km
country comparison to the world: 207
[see also: Area - total country ranks ]
land: 344 sq km
[see also: Area - land country ranks ]
water: 0 sq km
[see also: Area - water country ranks ]

Area - comparative:
twice the size of Washington, DC

Land boundaries:
0 km

Coastline:
121 km
[see also: Coastline country ranks ]

Maritime claims:
territorial sea: 12 nm
exclusive economic zone: 200 nm

Climate:
tropical; tempered by northeast trade winds
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Terrain:
volcanic in origin with central mountains

Elevation extremes:
lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
[see also: Elevation extremes - lowest point country ranks ]
highest point: Mount Saint Catherine 840 m
[see also: Elevation extremes - highest point country ranks ]

Natural resources:
timber, tropical fruit, deepwater harbors

Land use:
arable land: 5.88%
[see also: Land use - arable land country ranks ]
permanent crops: 29.41%
[see also: Land use - permanent crops country ranks ]
other: 64.71% (2005)
[see also: Land use - other country ranks ]

Irrigated land:
NA
[see also: Irrigated land country ranks ]

Total renewable water resources:
NA
[see also: Total renewable water resources country ranks ]

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

Environment - current issues:
NA

Environment - international agreements:
party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Law of the Sea, Ozone Layer Protection, Whaling
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

Geography - note:
the administration of the islands of the Grenadines group is divided between Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada


NOTE: The information regarding Grenada on this page is re-published from the 2011 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Grenada Geography 2011 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Grenada Geography 2011 should be addressed to the CIA.



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