Grenada

Grenada
Capital city St. George’s
Surface 344 kmĀ²
Population 110,000
Road network length 687 km
Length of highway network 0 km
First highway N/A
Motorway name N/A
Traffic drives Left
License plate code WC

Grenada is an island nation in the Caribbean, part of the continent of North America. The island has 110,000 inhabitants and the capital is St. George’s.

According to ABBREVIATIONFINDER, Grenada is a small island, and the southernmost island of the Lesser Antilles, south of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, 150 kilometers northeast of Venezuela and 140 kilometers northwest of Trinidad and Tobago. The country consists of the island of Grenada, and several smaller islands to its northeast. The island of Carriacou is the second largest island. The main island of Grenada is mountainous, with a fjord-like south coast. The capital St. George’s is located in the southwest and has 7,500 inhabitants. See Grenada population density. Most residents live in the south of Grenada, with no real urban cores scattered through the hills. Mount St. Catherine is the highest point at 840 meters. The country has a hot tropical climate.

Grenada gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1974, after which internal conflicts continued for some time. In 1983 a coup followed in which the moderate government was replaced by a pro-Communist government, after which the United States and Jamaica made a short military intervention. In 2004, 90% of the homes on Grenada were destroyed by Hurricane Ivan. The main economic sectors are agriculture and tourism. With an income of $10,700 per capita, Grenada is relatively developed.

Road Network

Grenada’s road network is limited in size, comprising approximately 700 kilometers of paved road. There are no highways in the country, and people drive on the left. All roads are single carriageway in Grenada, with coastal routes and a pair of roads through the interior of Grenada. There is also one main road on the island of Carriacou. The roads are winding, narrow and of poor quality. There is not much traffic except around St. George’s.

Road numbering

There is no road numbering in Grenada.

Signage

The signage consists of green signs with white letters and is in English. The designation kilometers is used, despite Grenada being formerly a British territory.

Grenada Location Map