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LC control no.n 80104478
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingGrenada
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Geographic subdivision usageGrenada
Variant(s)Grenada, West Indies
State of Grenada
Isle of Spice
See alsoWest Indies (Federation)
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Windward Islands (Jurisdiction)
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Associated placeCaribbean Area Antilles, Lesser West Indies Grenadines (Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Grenada) Islands of the Atlantic
Found inGranada, 1983.
Wikipedia, December 30, 2005: Grenada (Grenada was made a Crown Colony in 1877; the island was a province of the short-lived West Indies Federation from 1958 to 1962. In 1967 Grenada attained the position of "Associated State of Great Britain" which meant that Grenada was now responsible for her own internal affairs, and Great Britain was responsible for her defence and foreign affairs. Independence was granted in 1974) Windward Islands (Windward Islands name was also used to refer to a British colony in these islands, existing between 1833 and 1960 and consisting of the islands of Grenada, St. Lucia, Saint Vincent, the Grenadines, Barbados (to 1885, when it became a separate colony), Tobago (to 1889 when it was joined to Trinidad), and Dominica (from 1940, when it was transferred from the Leeward Islands colony to the Windward Islands)) West Indies Federation (Windward Islands Colony, 1833-1958; broke up in 1958 when each island chose to join the new Federation of the West Indies as a separate unit)
Flags of the world website, Dec. 30, 2005 (Geographically the Windward Islands of the Caribbean are those islands between Martinique in the north and Grenada in the south. The islands included in the British colony of the Windward Islands were different. When established in 1834 it consisted of Barbados, Grenada, St. Vincent, and Tobago. St. Lucia was added in 1838, Barbados was detached in 1885, Tobago was detached in 1889 and Dominica was added in 1940)
The world factbook, via WWW, January 9, 2019 (Grenada. Location: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago. Geographic coordinates: 12 07 N, 61 40 W. Government type: parliamentary democracy (Parliament) under a constitutional monarchy; a Commonwealth realm)
Britannica online, January 9, 2019: Grenada (Grenada. Alternative names: Concepción, State of Grenada. Grenada, byname Isle of Spice, island country of the West Indies. It is the southernmost island of the north-south arc of the Lesser Antilles, lying in the eastern Caribbean Sea about 100 miles (160 km) north of the coast of Venezuela. Oval in shape, the island is approximately 21 miles (34 km) long and 12 miles (19 km) wide. The southern Grenadines--the largest of which is Carriacou, about 20 miles (32 km) north-northeast, with an area of 13 square miles (34 square km)--are a dependency) Grenadines (Grenadines, also called Grenadine Islands, chain of about 600 islands and islets in the southeastern part of the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies, ranging over 60 miles (100 km) generally southwesterly from Saint Vincent to Grenada. The northern Grenadines are administratively part of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, while the southern islands are a dependency of Grenada)
Marine gazetteer, via WWW, January 9, 2019 (Grenada. PlaceType: Nation. Latitude 12°7ʹ1.4ʹN (12.11705°). Longitude 61°41ʹ26.8ʺW (-61.69079°). Min. Lat 11°59ʹ49ʺN (11.997°). Min. Long 61°47ʹ6.6ʺW (-61.7852°). Max. Lat 12°14ʹ13.7ʺN (12.2372°). Max. Long 61°35ʹ47ʺW (-61.5964°))
Geographic area codenwgd---
Invalid LCCNsh 85057297