Trinidad and Tobago

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Trinidad and Tobago

Parliamentary republic, independant since 1962

Region:
Caribbean
Area:
5,130 km²
Local name:
Trinidad and Tobago
Capital:
Port-of-Spain
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Climate
Tourism
Airports
Economy
Inflation Rates
Energy consumption
Telecommunication
Refugees
Country comparison
Current time in Trinidad and Tobago:

The countrywide time in Trinidad and Tobago is Atlantic Standard Time (AST).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Trinidad and Tobago.
So there is all over the year the same difference of -4 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

1,365,000
266.1
Ø 67.3 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 74.3 years
Birthrate:
13.6 ‰
Deathrate:
9.6 ‰
Males/Females:
49.3% : 50.7%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Trinidad and Tobago 2016
The currency in Trinidad and Tobago is Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTD).
1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 07/18/2018
1 US$ = 6.73 Dollar
1 Dollar = 0.15 US$

The climate in Trinidad and Tobago

In Trinidad and Tobago, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 31 and 33 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 34 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 22°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

mother tonguedistribution
English93.5 %
Hindi3.4 %
Creole-English2.9 %
other0.2 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Baptists6.9%
Anglicans5.7%
Adventists4.1%
Presbyterians2.5%
Roman Catholics21.6%
other Protestants12.9%
Jehovah's Witnesses1.5%
Hinduists18.2%
Muslims5.0%
nondenominational2.2%
other19.4%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:19,780.20 M €
Exportations:8,558.0 M €
Importations:9,020.1 M €
Tourism receipts:639.62 M €
Unemployment rate:4.8 %
Inflation rate:3.06 %
corruption index:41 (bad)
Energy consumption:9.5 bn kWh

Land use

45% Urban areas:2,287 km²
11% Agricultural areas:540 km²
46% Forest:2,345 km²

Transport

Roadways:9,592 km
Airports:4

Most important cities in Trinidad and Tobago

CityRegionPopulation
Port-of-Spain / CapitalCity of Port of Spain165,000
LaventilleSan Juan/Laventille157,000
ChaguanasChaguanas67,000
Mon ReposCity of San Fernando56,000
San FernandoCity of San Fernando55,000
Rio ClaroMayaro36,000
ArimaBorough of Arima35,000
MarabellaCity of San Fernando27,000
Point FortinPoint Fortin19,000
TunapunaTunapuna/Piarco18,000
ScarboroughTobago17,000
Sangre GrandeSangre Grande16,000
ParadiseTunapuna/Piarco15,000
PeñalPenal/Debe12,000
Princes TownPrinces Town10,000
SipariaSiparia8,570
Petit ValleyDiego Martin8,140
CouvaCouva-Tabaquite-Talparo5,180
MucurapoCity of Port of Spain4,340
TabaquiteCouva-Tabaquite-Talparo3,310
DebePenal/Debe3,130




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:constitutionally allowed



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