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Capital: St. George's
Climate: Tropical. The dry season runs from January to May. The rainy season runs from June to December. The average temperature is 28°C (82°F).
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Coordinates: 24 15 N, 76 00 W
Currency: The official currency of Grenada is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar, linked to the US Dollar. Major credit cards are accepted by most hotels, car rental companies, and shops. Travellers cheques are accepted everywhere. Need exchange rates? Try our currency converter.
Economy: Grenada relies on tourism as its main source of foreign exchange, although it also supports a small agriculture sector and a developing offshore financial industry.
Electricity: 220 volts - 50 cycles. Appliances rated at 110 volts (US standard) normally work satisfactorily with a transformer.
Official Language: English. You will hear a French patois from some residents.
Political Status: Constitutional monarchy with U.K.-style parliament
Population: 89,211 (July 2002 est.)
Time: Standard Time is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4). Grenada does not operate Daylight-Saving Time.