Trinidad and Tobago

Island Key Sectors

Oil and Gas
Construction and Infrastructure
Education and Training
Information Technology

Island Description

Trinidad and Tobago is a dual-island Caribbean nation near Venezuela, with distinctive Creole traditions and cuisines. Trinidad’s capital, Port of Spain, hosts a boisterous carnival featuring calypso and soca music. Numerous bird species inhabit sanctuaries such as the Asa Wright Nature Centre. The smaller island of Tobago is known for its beaches and the Tobago Main Ridge Forest Reserve, which shelters hummingbirds.

Island Key Facts

Official Name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Capital: Port of Spain
Area: 5,128 sq km
Continent: North America
Population: 1.3 million
Languages: English, Hindi, French, Spanish, Chinese
Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD)

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