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Grenada

Population

Like most countries in the region, Grenada is densely populated. In 2019, the average population density was 323 residents per km2. As a result of extensive emigration, Grenada has a weak population growth. The country's largest city is the capital of Saint George's (3,000 residents, 2012).

Religion and Languages of Grenada

Language

According to Countryaah, English is an official language and is widely spoken in the country, though usually in Creole form. A memory of the time under French rule is the French-based Creole language with African elements of which remains of the elderly population can still be found in the countryside.

Religion

Since the Spanish colonial church dominated Catholicism, but in later English colonial rule, Anglicans and Presbyterians also came to play a greater role. Approximately 67% of the population are Catholics, belonging to the Diocese of Saint George, founded in 1956. Ecumenical cooperation between Protestants and Catholics exists, but in a tension with the rapidly growing evangelical groups. The collaboration takes place in the Caribbean Council of Churches. Afro-Indian religious traditions are practiced in the Carriacou cult.

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