Grenada is an island country located in the southeastern part of Caribbean Sea. It is surrounded by Trinidad and Tobago to the northwest, Venezuela to the northeast, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines to the southwest.
The capital city of Grenada is Saint George’s. The official language of Grenada is English. This island is spread over an area of 344 square kilometers. According to the 2005 estimate, the population of Grenada is 110,000.
Also known as the “Island of Spice” due to the production of nutmeg and mace crops, Grenada is its world’s largest exporter. It is made up of small islands such as Carriacou, Diamond Island, Large Island, Saline Island and Frigate Island.
Grenada Highest peak
The highest peak of Grenada is Mount St. Catherine.
Grenada has soothing weather where the tropical weather is unrelentingly affected with sea breezes. The country’s dry season stretches from January to May and the rainy season starts from June and ends in December. Grenada has enough amount of rainfall excluding the Point Salines region in the southwestern part.
Grenada has 320 hectares of forests which grows Honduras mahogany, and blue mahoe. This island has an excellent line of tropical plants, from the orange-red immortelle trees to cultivated orchids which won numerous gold and silver medals at the Chelsea Flower Show in London. The volcanic soil of Grenada is fertile for certain types of plants, herbs and tropical spices.
Sea turtles can be found in the Levera National Park, especially between May to September which is their laying season. Several birds such as Herons, black-necked Stilts, Common Snipes and waterfowl can also be seen. Snail Kite, the Fulvous Whistling Duck, large-billed Seed Finch, Gray Kingbird, and Limpkin are the birds which can be seen in Lake Antoine National Park.
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