Where is Trinidad and Tobago?

Located in the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago is an island nation. It has a 362.00 km coastline. Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago abide by the April 2006 permanent Court of Arbitration decision.

Trinidad and Tobago is a North American country covering 5,128.00 km2. This makes it the 31st smallest country in the world and slightly smaller than Delaware. Its geographic coordinates are 11 00 N, 61 00 W and Port of Spain is the capital city.

The islands were named by Christopher Columbus.

Its ISO code is TT.

Geography

Trinidad and Tobago has a mean elevation of 83 m above sea level.

It has a temperate climate in the north with mild, rainy winters and hot dry winners; the climate in the south is arid. The terrain consists mostly of plains with some hills and low mountains.

Population

Trinidad and Tobago has a population of 1,220,479 making it the 158th largest in the world. The majority of the population of Trinidad is found on the island's western half; on Tobago, it's the southern half.

English is the official language. The major ethnic groups include East Indian, African, and mixed. The majority of the country is Roman Catholic or Protestant.

The dialing code for the country is -867.

Government

Trinidad and Tobago is an independent country. It gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1962. Its constitution was last ratified in 1976.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Trinidad and Tobago's GDP is $43,570,000,000.00 (USD) with $31,900.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 110th largest economy and its citizens the 56th richest in the world. The currency of Trinidad and Tobago is the Dollar (TTD).

Its major export partners are the United States, Brazil, and Argentina. Its main exports are petroleum and petroleum products, liquefied natural gas, and methanol. Its major import partners are the United States, China, and Gabon. Its major imports include mineral fuels, lubricants, machinery, and transportation equipment.

This page was last modified on December 16th, 2017