Trinidad & Tobago

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Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Capital

Port of Spain

Official language (s)

English

Area

5.131 km2

Population

1.227.505

Ethnic groups

39% - Indian (South Asian)
38,5% - Africans
20,5% - Mixed (Venezuelans, Spaniards, French Creoles, Portuguese, Chinese, Britons, Lebanese, Syrians, Caribs, Italians)
1,2% - White
0,8% - Unspecified 

Major cities
(with population)

Chaguanas - 100.000
San Fernando - 62.000
Port-of-Spain - 57.000

Currency (-ies)

Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD), subdivided into 100 cents

Main religion (s)

26% - Roman Catholic
24,6% - Protestant (Anglican, Pentecostal, Seventh-day Adventist, Presbyterian or Congregational, Baptist, Methodist)
22,5% - Hindu
5,8% - Muslim
5,4% - Spiritual (Shouter) Baptists

Time zone (s)

GTM − 04

Dialing code

+1-868

Climate

Trinidad and Tobago has a tropical climate influenced and modified by the surrounding sea and the trade winds. The climate is characterized by a dry season from January to May and a wet season from June to December, with the warmest month July and the coolest January. The wettest months are June through to November.
Average temperature ranges on the coast are from 24°C (75°F) to 26°C (79°F) all year.

Administrative division

The country consists of two main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and numerous smaller landforms. Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the main islands, comprising about 94% of the total area and 96% of the total population of the country.
Trinidad is split into 14 regional corporations and municipalities, consisting of 9 regions and 5 municipalities. The island of Tobago is governed by the Tobago House of Assembly.

Major airports

Port of Spain: Piarco International Airport (POS)
Scarborough: A.N.R. Robinson International Airport (TAB)







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