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Grenada: Hispanic Reading Room Country Guide

This guide provides curated Library of Congress resources for researching Grenada, including digitized primary source materials in a wide variety of formats, books and periodicals, online databases, and tips for searching.


The Library of Congress holds thousands of collection materials about and from Grenada. Curated by librarians in the Hispanic Reading Room, this guide is part of a series of Country Guides that provide quick references for countries and regions from the Luso-Hispanic world. The Hispanic Reading Room is the Library’s portal to the Caribbean, Latin America, Spain and Portugal; the indigenous cultures of those areas; and peoples throughout the world historically influenced by Luso-Hispanic heritage, including Latinos in the U.S. This guide offers links to diverse resources on Grenada from across the Library including digitized primary sources, selected books and periodicals, online databases, and tips for searching. For specific questions or assistance using the Library’s resources, use the Ask a Librarian service to contact a reference librarian.

Grenada: Quick Facts

Jacques Nicolas Bellin, contributor.. Karte von der Insel Grenada und den Grenadillen in Nord America, unter den zwölften Grad der Breite. [1780?]. Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.

Official Name: Grenada

Capital: Saint George's

Date of Independence: February 7, 1974

Head of Government: Prime Minister Keith Mitchell

Population: 113,570

Languages: English, French patois

Parishes: 6 parishes and 1 dependency*; Carriacou and Petite Martinique*, Saint Andrew, Saint David, Saint George, Saint John, Saint Mark, Saint Patrick