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Area: 344 sq km (133 sq miles)
Population: 111,219 (2016 est)
Capital City: St. George's
Independence: 7 Feb 1974
Last Election: 13 Mar 2018
Next Election: Mar 2023
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Key Country Facts
Type Grenada is a constitutional monarchy with Queen Elizabeth II as head of state. She is represented by a Governor-General.
Independence 7 February 1974 (from the United Kingdom) | Learn more »
Constitution previous 1967; latest presented 19 December 1973, effective 7 February 1974, suspended 1979 following a revolution, but restored in 1983; amended 1991 (Constitutional Judicature Act, 1991); note - in late 2015, as part of constitutional reform, Parliament completed its first reading of a package of amendments (2016) | Learn more »
Legal system English common | Learn more »
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Suffrage 18 years of age; universal
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Executive Branch Chief of StateQueen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952); represented by Governor-General Cecile LA GRENADE (since 7 May 2013) | Learn more »

Head of Government:Prime Minister Keith MITCHELL (since 20 February 2013) (since 23 October 2010) | Learn more »

Cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the Governor-General on the advice of the Prime Minister | Learn more »
Legislative Branch Bicameral Parliament consists of the Senate (13 seats; members appointed by the governor general - 10 on the advice of the prime minister and 3 on the advice of the opposition party leader; members serve 5-year terms) and the House of Representatives (15 seats; members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote to serve 5-year terms)| Learn more »

Elections: House of Representatives - last held on 13 March 2018 (next to be called in 2023) | Learn more »

Election results: House of Representatives - percent of vote by party - NNP 59%, NDC 41%; seats by party - NNP 15 | Learn more »
Judicial Branch Highest Court(s): The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC) is the itinerant superior court of record for the 9-member Organization of Eastern Caribbean States to include Grenada; the ECSC - with its headquarters on St. Lucia - is comprised of the Court of Appeal with 3 justices and the High Court with 19 judges; sittings of the Court of Appeal and High Court rotate among the member states

Judge selection and term of office: Chief Justice of Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court appointed by the Her Majesty, Queen ELIZABETH II; other justices and judges appointed by the Judicial and Legal Services Commission, and independent body of judicial officials; Court of Appeal justices appointed for life with mandatory retirement at age 65; High Court judges appointed for life with mandatory retirement at age 62

Subordinate courts: Magistrates' Courts; Court of Magisterial Appeals
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Old Parliament Building, Grenada St. George, Grenada
National Stadium,  Grenada St. George, Grenada
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 Independence Feature Learn more
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Media & Link Library
MEDIA TITLE TYPE NOTES
GBN TV Television Operated by Grenada Broadcasting Network
MTV Television Private station
Klassic Radio Radio Speech and music station operated by GBN
HOTT FM Radio Operated by GBN
Spice Capital Radio Radio Private FM station
Harbour Light of the Windwards Radio Christian station
Voice of Grenada Radio Private FM station, music and news
Caribbean News Agency News Agency Public-private agency in English-speaking Caribbean
The Grenada Guardian Press Weekly, mouthpiece of Grenada United Labour Party
The Grenada Informer Press Weekly newspaper
The Grenada Times Press Weekly newspaper
Grenada Today Press Weekly newspaper
The Grenadian Voice Press Weekly newspaper
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