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Learn more about Grenada.
Flag of Grenada Grenada
Population: 89,357 (July 2004 est.)
Capital: Saint George's
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An Introduction to Grenada
One of the smallest independent countries in the western hemisphere, Grenada was seized by a Marxist military council on 19 October 1983. Six days later the island was invaded by US forces and those of six other Caribbean nations, which quickly captured the ringleaders and their hundreds of Cuban advisers. Free elections were reinstituted the following year.

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Map of Grenada ( Location ) : 12 07 N, 61 40 W, Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago. For additional reports and educational information specific to Grenada, refer to the Country Info menubar to the upper right.

About the Flag The Grenadian Flag
A rectangle divided diagonally into yellow triangles (top and bottom) and green triangles (hoist side and outer side), with a red border around the flag; there are seven yellow, five-pointed stars with three centered in the top red border, three centered in the bottom red border, and one on a red disk superimposed at the center of the flag; there is also a symbolic nutmeg pod on the hoist-side triangle (Grenada is the world's second-largest producer of nutmeg, after Indonesia); the seven stars represent the seven administrative divisions.

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Facts
Some interesting facts and figures about Grenada.

Pop Growth Rate / Year:
    • 0.14%

Avg. Life Expectancy:
    • 62.74 yrs - Male
    • 66.31 yrs - Female

Phone Lines:
    • 33,500 (2002)

Televisions:
    • 33,000 (1997)

Radios:
    • 57,000 (1997)

Internet Code:
    • .gd

Did you know ... People from Grenada are called Grenadians
 

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Data Source: Central Intelligence Agency 2004 World Factbook