Latin America & Caribbean

Grenada profile

Runner Kirani James
Kirani James shone a spotlight on Grenada by winning the Men's 400m in the 2012 Olympic Games
  • Full name: Grenada
  • Population: 105,000 (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Saint George's
  • Area: 344 sq km (133 sq miles)
  • Major languages: English (official), French patois
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 74 years (men), 78 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 East Caribbean dollar = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Nutmeg, bananas, cocao, fruit and vegetables, clothing, mace
  • GNI per capita: US $7,350 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .gd
  • International dialling code: +1473