The climate of the region is tropical but rainfall varies with elevation, size and water currents. Warm, moist trade winds blow consistently from the east creating rainforest/semi desert divisions on mountainous islands.
Spanish, English, French, Dutch, Haitian Creole and Papiamento are the predominant official languages of various countries in the region, though a handful of unique Creole languages or dialects can also be found from one country to another.
||The East Caribbean dollar is the
currency of eight of the nine
members of the
Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States
The population of the Caribbean is estimated to have been around 750000
Grenada is an island country and Commonwealth Realm consisting of the island of Grenada and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea.