Grenada is a West Indian island country situated in the Caribbean Sea at the southern end of the Lesser Antilles arc. The oval-shaped island spans 134.6 square miles off the coast of Venezuela. Lying between Grenada and St Vincent, the Grenadine islands, Petite Martinique and Carriacou, are dependency islands of Grenada. Home to approximately 33,700 of its 111,450 people is St. George, the island’s capital city.
As a member of the OECS (Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States), the official currency used in Grenada is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar ($EC)
Currently the exchange rate is as follow;
$1 USD= $2.70 EC, $1 CAD= $2.12 EC, €1 EUR= $3.28 EC, £1 GBP= $3.63 EC
The official language spoken in Grenada is English while the English-based and French-based Grenadian Creole languages are widely recognized and natively spoken across the island.
Grenada’s ethnic breakdown is significantly represented by Afro-Caribbean people (89.4%) as a result of the Atlantic Slave Trade. The island is home to a considerable mixed minority group, making up 8.2 % of the population. Grenada’s remaining ethnic communities are minority European and South Asian groups. Together, the island’s natives are referred to as Grenadians.