Geography

The State of Grenada consists of Grenada, Carriacou and Petite Martinique and lies between Trinidad and Tobago to the south and St. Vincent and the Grenadines to the north in the Eastern Caribbean.  It is the southern-most of the Windward Islands.  It is 100 miles north of Venezuela, 158 miles south west of Barbados.

Grenada is 12 miles (18km) wide and 21 miles (34km) long, and covers a land area of 120 sq. miles (440 sq. km), Carriacou is 13 sq. miles (34 sq. km) and Petite Martinique is 486 acres (194 hectares).

Grenada is divided into 6 parishes plus Carriacou and Petite Martinique:

Grenada’s volcanic origin has produced topography of great beauty and environmental variety, ranging from mountainous rainforest to dry lowlands and coastal mangroves.  The highest point is Mt. St. Catherine at 2,757 ft. and ancient volcanic craters can be found in the central massif.

Parishes Town Area (km2) Population
       
Saint Patrick Sauteurs 42 10,674
Saint Mark Victoria 25 3,994
Saint John Gouyave 35 8,591
Saint Andrew Grenville 99 24,749
Saint George St. Georges 65 37,057
Saint David St. David’s 44 11,486
Carriacou Hillsborough 34 6,081
 
SOURCE: City Population

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