Description: The Political Map of Grenada showing names of capital city, towns, states, provinces and boundaries with neighbouring countries.
Grenada is situated in the Caribbean and is the most southerly of the Windward Islands with St George's as its capital. This island of volcanic origin is split in the middle by a central mountain range. The local population speaks English and a French African dialect.
Grenada is made up of three islands, Grenada, Petite
Martinique and Carricou and although Grenada is the
largest it is only 34 km wide and 18 km long. The
landscape is a mountainous and volcanic one of striking
beauty, boasting pristine beaches, mangrove plantations,
magnificent coral reefs as well as rainforests and
strange-looking crater lakes.
The island is rich in spices, cocoa, banana and sugar plantations, it is in fact known as the "Spice Island", for one can find all kinds of spices from vanilla, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon just to name a few. And for this reason Grenadian food is very tasty with its spicy and hot ingredients added to crab, lamb, chicken and vegetables, a delight for the palate.
Grenadian music is a tradition on the island; with its African origins Calypso music is a way of life in Grenada, rendering the atmosphere cheerful and relaxed.
The climate is tropical with average temperatures of 28°C. The dry season goes from January to May and the rainy season from June to December.
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