Official English Name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Common English Name: Trinidad and Tobago
Capital: Port of Spain

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Official Language(s)

English
Secondary Languages: Caribbean Hindustani, French, Spanish, Chinese

Resources

Petroleum, Natural gas, Asphalt

Neighbors

None (Island)

Ethnic groups

East Indian (35.4%), African (34.2%), Mixed (23.0%), White (0.6%), Chinese (0.3%)

People

Est. Population:

1,220,479

Demonym:

Trinidadian
Tobagonian

Religions:

Protestant (32.1%)
Roman Catholic (21.6%)
Hindu (18.2%)
Muslim (5%)
Jehovah’s Witness (1.5%)

Largest City:

Chaguanas (83,516)

Geography

Region:

Caribbean

Bodies of Water:

Caribbean Sea (West, South, and North)
Atlantic Ocean (East)

Total Area:

5,128 km2 (100% Land, 0% Water)

Total Land:

0 km (Island)

Total Coastline:

362 km

Climate

Tropical

Terrain:

Mostly plains
Some hills

Highest Point

El Cerro del Aripo (940 m)

Lowest Point

Sea Level

Government

Type:

Parliamentary democracy

Heads of State:

President Paula-Mae Weekes

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Keith Rowley

Admin. Divisions

9 Regions

Independence:

31 August 1962 (from the United Kingdom)

Nat'l Symbol:

Scarlet ibis

Nat'l Anthem:

Forged from the Love of Liberty

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$30,900 (USD)

Currency

$ (Trinidad & Tobago Dollar)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = $ (Trinidad & Tobago Dollar)6.73

Communication

Internet Code

.tt

Telephone Code

+1 (868)

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Cultural Notes

Trinidad and Tobago's culture has influences from Great Britain, France, Africa, India, and China.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/td.html (Majority of information)
https://guardian.co.tt/sites/default/files/story/2011_DemographicReport.pdf (Ethnic, religious, and city population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 24 December 2016
16.2% of respondents in the 2011 census refused to state their ethnic background.