Grenada enjoys a tropical climate with an average year-round temperature
of 80º F. Grenada experiences two seasons, determined by rainfall rather
than temperature. The dry season falls between January and May, when showers
are few and sporadic and the land is cooled by northeast trade winds.
English is the official
language of Grenada.
The language of Grenada evolved from its heritage of English, French and
Grenada's Currency is the Eastern Caribbean Dollar (code = XCD). In fact
the Eastern Caribbean (EC) Dollar is not only Grenada's Currency, it is
also the currency of Anguilla, Dominica, St. Vincent, St. Lucia,
Antigua, Montserrat and St. Kitts and Nevis.
The population of Grenada in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at
89, 000, which placed it as number 180 in population among the 193
nations of the world. In that year approximately 8% of the population
was over 65 years of age, with another 38% of the population under 15
years of age.
St. George's is the capital of Grenada, (Gren-NAY-da). The city is
surrounded by a hillside of an old volcano crater and is on a