Saint Georges, 7 February 2022 (TDI): Today marks the 48 anniversary of the independence of Grenada. This Independence day is a celebration that commemorates a young nation that has such great history. 

Many regional and International authorities wishes  to Grenada and it people a happy independence day. For instance, the Forign Affairs Minister of St Kitts and Nevis Mark Brantley, the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), the Commonwealth association and More. 

Geographical Location

Grenada is a country located in the Caribbean region. The state has one big island, Grenada, and two small Islands Carriacou, and Petite Martinique. 

Grenada regions.

Since the state is a group of one big and two small islands in the waters in the Atlantic ocean, it does not have bordering countries. However, it is located in the southwest of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, in the northwest of Trinidad and Tobago, and in the northeast of Venezuela. 

The Island of Grenada has an oval shape and is approximately 21 miles or 34 km long and 12 miles or 19 Km wide. It is a land of volcanic origin that has led to the Island’s diversity from mountainous rainforest to dry lowlands and coastal mangroves. 


The history of Grenada goes back to before its colonization by European settlers. It was populated first by the Arawak and then the Carib people. 

The Europeans first knew the whole land of the Americas through many of their explorers. For instance, Christopher Columbus arrived on the Island on August 15, 1498, and named it Conception (Concepción). 

Since then, other Europeans started to emigrate to the island as well as the whole continent. In Grenada, it was the French and the British. Indeed, Grenada got its independence from Gran Britain on February 7, 1974. 

Political system

The political system of Grenada is Constitucional Monarchy. On one side, the British Monarch is the head of the state and the monarch is represented by a Governor-General. On the other, the head of the executive or the government is the Prime minister. 

Furthermore, the State of Granada is a Parliamentary representative democracy, with a bicameral parliament. The bicameral parliament is composed of the Senate and the House of Representatives. The duration of the Prime Minister, the Senate, and House of representatives members is five years. 

Grenada participates in various International and Regional Organizations. For instance, it is a member of, the United Nations (UN),  the Organization of American States (OAS), the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM), and the Commonwealth. 

Demographic Trends

The country of Grenada is populated by afro Grenadians, indo- Grenadians, the Caribs, euro Grenadians, and more mixtures.

The population of Grenada, since 1980, has varied around 100,000 people, and until today, the growth of the population remains stable. The inhabitants of Grenada are currently in number 113,356 from the United Nations World Data of 2022. Grenada ranks number 195 concerning its population in comparison to other countries by population. 

Languages of Grenada 

The official language of Grenada is English. However, thanks to its diversity of people and history, the Grenadians speak two more languages. For instance, English and French creole. 

Economic Overview

Agriculture and Tourism are the main sectors of Grenada’s economy. Furthermore, fishing and agricultural industries are gaining significance in the country’s economy. 

Grenada is commonly known as the spice island, for it exports crops of nutmeg and mace. Moreover, it produces cocoa, bananas, cloves, cinnamon, and more. The manufacturing industry works on a small scale. It is responsible for beverages, textiles, and the assembly of electronic components for exports.   

Flag Description
Grenada flag


The Flag consists of a diagonal field of yellow-green-yellow-green with a red border. There are also six yellow stars in the red borders, a central star in a red circle, and at the hoist a nutmeg symbol. 

Grenada flag was adopted on the day of Grenada independence. The six stars in the red borders represent the six countries’ provinces (Parishes), the middle star represents Carriacou and Petite Martinique. The nutmeg represents the link to Grenada’s former name, the Isle of Spice. 

When it comes to the flag color, all the colors have a meaning. For instance, firstly, red stands for courage and energy. Secondly, gold stands for wisdom and warmth. Thirdly, green for vegetation and Farming. 

National Anthem of Grenada

Hail! Grenada, land of ours,

We pledge ourselves to thee,

Heads, hearts, and hands in unity

To reach our destiny.

Ever conscious of God,

Being proud of our heritage,

May we with faith and courage,

Aspire, build, advance

As one people, one family.

God bless our nation.