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      Grenada Information
Grenada is a Commonwealth monarch. It comprises of six smaller islands. It is situated at the south corner of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. The island country Grenada is positioned to the northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, northeast of Venezuela, and southwest of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. This is called as the "Island of Spice". This was known owing to making of nutmeg and mace crops. The island country is one of the biggest exporters of spices in the world. The total area of the island is about 344 square kilometers or 133 sq mi. The population of the island is approximately 110,000. Grenada is considered as attractive and mainly unharmed islands in the Caribbean.

      Grenada Recreation, Culture and Attractions
The pressure of French culture on the culture of Grenada is negligible when compared to the other Caribbean islands. The French language is used in day to day life. The cuisine and the architecture of Grenada is equivalent to that of French. The culture of Grenada is more based on the African culture. The national dish of Grenada is "oildown". Music, dance, and festivals play a vital role in the culture of the island country. Soca, calypso, and reggae are mainly played during the festivals. Story telling with folk tales is popular and has the influence from Africa as well as French. Cricket is the national and well liked sport and is a fundamental branch of Grenadian culture. Boating, sleeping outdoors, Fishing, mountaineering, momentous & civilizing spot, hounding, Interpretive Programs, Off Highway Vehicle, Picnicking, Recreational Vehicles, Visitor Center, Water Sports and Wildlife Viewing are some of the recreational activities held in Grenada. Yearly music festive contents to produce fresh soca and calypso players are held in Grenada. Zouk music influenced from French is also a big hit in the island. National Dance Festival takes place annually. The activities held and which mainly attract the visitors are yearly Billfish competition, Carriacou Regatta, Grenada Sailing Festival, Rock the Spice Music Festival, Fisherman birthday and Gouyave Fish Friday.

      Grenada Demographics
Grenada Total Population - 108,419
Grenada Male Population - 54,769
Grenada Female Population - 53,650
Grenada Blacks Population - 88,903
Grenada Mulatto Population - 13,010
Grenada Indians Population - 3,252
Grenada Whites Population - 3,144
Grenada Arawak/Carib Population - 108

      Grenada Education
The education system of Grenada was short of crucial requirements in 1980s. The system was developing. The learning was provided in Grenada for no charge. The learning is mandatory between the ages six to fourteen. A middle level examination was provided for the students at the age of 16. The exam was to test their efforts made to get through the university entrance. The system of education in Grenada is influenced by the British educational system. The education system is incorporated with the primary, secondary and post secondary systems. Primary education includes seven years of learning and secondary education includes five years of learning. The colleges in Grenada which provides the post secondary education are the Institute for Further Education, the Teacher Training College, and the Technical and Vocational Institute.

      Grenada Symbols

Image of Grenada flag

Image of Grenada anthem

Image of Grenada motto
Grenada Flag
Grenada anthem
Hail Grenada
Grenada Motto
Ever Conscious of God We Aspire, Build and Advance as One People

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Grenada flower
Bougainvillea (Nyctaginaceae)
Grenada Bird
Grenada Dove
Grenada Animal

      Grenada History
The island of Grenada was found by Christopher Columbus in the year 1498. By then Carib Indians were settled in the island. The island was known as Camerhogue by the Amerindians. Christopher Columbus at that time changed the name of island and the island was called as Concepcion. The Spanish later named it as Granada. The people of French called the island as La Grenade. finally British named it as Grenada. The people of Caribs did not permit the Europeans to enter the island till 17th century. The attempts by Englishmen in 1609, group of Frenchmen in 1638 to capture the island were unsuccessful. In the year 1650 a French group from Martinique initiated by making sociable relationships with the people on the island. The efforts of French to occupy the island resulted in conflicts among the Caribs and the French. The Caribs struggled till last as not to lose the island, but the last Caribs on the island gave up by jumping from a cliff located on the north of the island. This site was named as "Le Morne de Sauteurs," or "Leapers' Hill." French ruled over for Ninety years from then and continued its efforts to save the island from British. In the Treaty of Versailles the island was eternally surrendered to the British in the year 1783. In 1795 Julian Fedon a black cultivator motivated by the French revolt attacked the island. British restricted it timely. In 1834 the slavery was eradicated. In 1877 Grenada developed into a Crown Colony. In 1967 it turned as a connected state in the British Commonwealth prior to getting freedom in 1974. Regardless of British rule the island comprises of ruins of French architecture. A trial to locate a socialist/communist state in Grenada was made in 1979. After a period of four years it took place. From then the island is in passive state.

      Grenada Tourism
The island of Grenada has conservative beaches and water-sports sightseeing are mostly in the southwest area about St Georges, Grand Anse, Lance Aux Epines, Point Salines,.the airport and the coastal strip. Ecotourism is budding in implication. A huge cruise ship dock and boardwalk is popular here. The farming of organic cocoa was initiated on the island and it routed into refine by the Grenada Chocolate Company. The natural exquisiteness of Grenada is harmonized by its affluent past and vivacious civilizing legacy. The festivals which mostly attract the tourists are Billfish tournament, Carriacou Regatta, Grenada Sailing, Rock the Spice Music Festival, Fisherman birthday and Gouyave Fish Friday. There are more than 45 white sand beaches. Lake Antoine is one of the main appealing lakes on the island of Grenada. The shape of the harbor in the capital city St. George of Grenada is horseshoe-shaped. Grand Anse Beach in St George is one of the world's supreme beaches. The mainly liked visitor's destinations of the nation are its beaches. The major beaches of the island are Morne Rouge, Levera Beach and Grand Anse Beach. Mabuya Fisherman Museum and the Grenada National Museum are two famous museums of the island. St. George's Anglican Church or St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church is popular tourist spot. Along with it there is a lovely Christ of the Deep statue. The other popular tourist's destinations of the island of Grenada are Rosemont Falls, Kick'em Jenny Volcano, Carib's Leap, Sugar Loaf Island, Bianca C, Royal Mount Carmel Falls and the Veronica.

      Grenada Transportation
The transport system of Grenada is incorporated with Roadways, waterways, airways and railways. The railway is utilized for the industrial purpose and has only one track for the rum distillery. The bus service is regular. It is inexpensive. Apart from the capital city and its suburbs there are no bus stops in Grenada. The driver stops the bus wherever requested by the passengers. The total area that roads cover in Grenada is about 1,127 km. Out of which the paved roads are 687 km. St. George's, St. David's Bay, Grenville and Hillsborough on Carriacou are few of the major ports on Grenada. Colorful motorboats from Grand Anse Beach to St. George's harbor are most preferred. The motorboats are for a quick way travel. The Water Taxis in general start from the Carenage section in town. Ferry services are quiet common in Grenada. There are three airports in the island. Grenada's Point Salines International Airport is the major airport in Grenada.

      Grenada Taxes
Grenada Personal Income Tax Rate - 30%
Grenada Corporate Tax Rate - 30%
Grenada Sales Tax / GCT Rate - 10%
Grenada The National Reconstruction Levy Tax - 3%
Grenada Transfer property Tax Rate - 5%
Grenada WithHolding Tax Rate - 15%

      Grenada Universities
St. George's University, St. George's, St. George, Grenada - Students 13,000

      Grenada Religions
Grenada Roman Catholic Population is 53%
Grenada Anglican Population is 13.8%
Grenada Other Protestant Population is 33%
Grenada Buddhism Population is 0.2%

      Grenada Parishes
Saint Patrick, Grenada, Population - 10,674
Saint Mark, Grenada, Population - 3,994
Saint John, Grenada, Population - 8,591
Saint Andrew, Grenada, Population - 24,749
Saint George, Grenada, Population - 37,057
Saint David, Grenada, Population - 11,486

      Grenada Government
The government of Grenada is a structured parliamentary envoy democratic monarchy. The Prime Minister directs the regime and of a multi-party system. Grenada is an autonomous nation and Commonwealth monarch. The government is influenced by the regime of British. The government implements the Executive power. The government and parliament together vests the Legislative power. Legal protections consist of liberty to speak, squash, adoration, progress, and involvement. The island is associated with the eastern Caribbean court system. The Judiciary is free of the executive and the legislature. Jurisprudence depends on English common law. The regime is incorporated with a governor general, a prime minister and a cabinet, and a bicameral Parliament with an elected House of Representatives and an appointed Senate. Queen Elizabeth II leads the state. The Privy committee of the United Kingdom is the chief appellate court. The congress consists of two chambers. They are The House of Representatives and the Senate. The House of Representatives comprises of 15 members who are voted after a period of five years. The Senate includes 13 chosen members.

      Grenada Parks
The island of Grenada is known for its natural beauty and national parks. The major national parks of the island are Levera National Park, Lake Antoine National Park, Belair National Park, Grand Etang National Park and Grenada's National Marine Park. Levera National Park covers about 450 acres. It is the country's most attractive and magnificent coastal region. The flawless beach of the park is very popular among the visitors. This park is incorporated with lagoon, a wide mangrove bog. Belair National Park is the remains of ancient French and English along with an old sugar windmill. Grand Etang National Park situated at the center of Grenada is the foundation of several finest hiking trails of the nation. Grenada's National Marine Park is widened from Molinaire Point to Flamingo Bay on the South Western side of the island. Lake Antoine National Park is thin and hollow Lake similar to that of Grand Etang. It has an ample of range of wildlife. This park is more famous among bird watchers.

      Grenada Geography
The island of Grenada comprises of other small islands. They are Carriacou, Petit Martinique, Ronde Island, Caille Island, Diamond Island, Large Island, Saline Island, and Frigate Island. The capital city of the island country is St. George's. The main towns of Grenada are St. George's, Grenville and Gouyave. The majority of people in Grenada are colonized in Hillsborough on Carriacou. The island country Grenada is positioned to the northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, northeast of Venezuela, and southwest of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The total area of the island is about 344 square kilometers or 133 sq mi. The population of the island is approximately 110,000. The major island covers an area of 21 miles or 34 km elongated and 12 miles or 18 km wide. The peak point of the Grenada is at Mount Saint Catherine located at 2,757 feet or 840 m. The people mainly belong to African descent. The temperature ranges between 75F or 24C to 87F or 30C. The weather is tropical.

      Grenada Economy
The economy of Grenada is mainly influenced by the tourism, education and agricultural sectors. The main crops which are exported are the spices nutmeg and mace. It is world's second biggest maker of nutmeg after Indonesia. The export products incorporate cocoa, citrus fruits, bananas, cloves, and cinnamon. There are mostly small scale industries operating on the island. Hurricane Ivan shattered the economy of the island. Grenada is an associate of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU). The ECCB supervises fiscal strategy, and legalize and administers profitable banking events in its affiliate countries. It is also a portion of the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM). The nation experienced an enormous international economic recession, which reflected the tourism sector. The regime reinitiated the value added tax in 2010. User Grenada Comments

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