|Official Names: Grenada.
Capitals: St George's.
Total Area: 133 sq miles / 345 sq km
Languages: English and local French patois by a minority.
Climate: Dry season from January to May. Rainy season from June to December. The average temperature is 28°C (82°F).
Economy: The Grenadian economy is predominantly agricultural and centred on the production of spices. The principal exports are nutmeg, cocoa, bananas and sugar cane. Tourism is particularly important.
Government: Dominion within the Commonwealth. Head of State: HM Queen Elizabeth II, represented locally by the Governor-General.
Religions: Roman Catholic 53%, Anglican 14%, other Protestant sects 33%.
Currency: Eastern Caribbean Dollar (EC$) = 100 cents.
Time Zone: Atlantic; 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
Telecommunications: Good. Country code is 473.
Press: The main newspapers are The Voice, Grenada Today and The Informer.
Electricity: 220/240 volts AC, 50Hz.