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ID: 7004771
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Grenada (nation)  Grenada (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 12 07 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 12.1167  decimal degrees
Long: 061 40 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -61.6667  decimal degrees

Note: Originally inhabited by Arawaks, who were wiped out by the Caribs; sighted by Columbus in 1498; Caribs were ousted by French settlers from Martinique in mid-17th century; ceded to Britain in 1783; Africans were brought here as slaves, emancipated in 1833; official language is English, though French patois is also widely spoken.

Names:
Grenada (preferred,C,V,O,English-P,U,N)
Grenade (C,O,French-P,U,N)
Granada (C,O,Spanish-P,U,N)
Isle of Spice (C,V)
Гренада (C,O,Russian-P,U)
格林纳达 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
غرًياد (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
GRD (C,O,ISO3L)
GD (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO308 (C,O,ISO3N)
GJ00 (C,O,FIPS)
Grenadian (C,O)
Granadian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Grenada (nation)  ........  Grenada (nation) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of West Indies (archipelago)  ....  West Indies (archipelago) (P)
Hierarchy of Lesser Antilles (island group)  ........  Lesser Antilles (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Windward Islands (island group)  ............  Windward Islands (island group) (P)
Hierarchy of Grenada (nation)  ................  Grenada (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  gained full independence from Britain in 1974
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Saint George's .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Grenada, Saint George) [1016587]
member of ....  Commonwealth of Nations .......... (association)
................  (World) [7005615]
................  joined association in 1974
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1974

Sources and Contributors:
GD..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
GJ00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
Granada..........  [VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
Granadian..........  [VP]
....................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 15
GRD..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
Grenada..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 616
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  ISO Handbook (1982)
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 467
Grenade..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
Grenadian..........  [VP]
....................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 16 January 2008
....................  UNTERM [online] (2007-) accessed 16 January 2008
Isle of Spice..........  [VP]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 486-487
ISO308..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
Гренада..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
格林纳达..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
غرًياد..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 23 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 616
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1988)
..................  CIA, World Fact Book (2006-) accessed 16 January 2008
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) V, 486-487
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 15
..................  ISO Handbook (1982)
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-37
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 54
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 15
..................  UNTERM [online] (2007-) accessed 16 January 2008
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 467
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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