Travel Information for Trinidad and Tobago
Time zone:GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:English
Other languages:Caribbean Hindustani, French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese
Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollars (TTD)

1 = TT$7.64, $1 = TT$0.00, £1 = TT$9.11

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.ttInternational Dialling Code:    1868

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Further information on Trinidad and Tobago

Discover more about Trinidad and Tobago - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of trinidad_and_tobago

Total area: 5,128 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 362 km (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Climate: Tropical climate with the dry season between January and May and the rainy season between June and December, though it falls outside the usual path of Caribbean hurricanes and tropical storms.

Highest mountain: El Cerro del Aripo (940m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Trinidad and Tobago from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

IndexStatusRank
Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexFlawed democracy 48/167
Economic FreedomModerately Free 67/179
Press FreedomSatisfactory situation 40/179
ILGA LGBT rightsNo rights -
Corruption PerceptionsMedium corruption 85/174
Overall Ranking:    86/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago     Status: Independent Country

Population: 1,223,916 (rank: 154/196)     Density: 238.6 people/sq km (rank: 36/196)

Ethnic groups: Indian (South Asian) 40%, African 37.5%, mixed 20.5%, other 1.2%, unspecified 0.8% (2000 census)

Religions: Roman Catholic 26%, Hindu 22.5%, Anglican 7.8%, Baptist 7.2%, Pentecostal 6.8%, Muslim 5.8%, Seventh Day Adventist 4%, other Christian 5.8%, other 10.8%, unspecified 1.4%, none 1.9% (2000 census)

GDP (PPP): $27.14 billion       GDP per capita: $20,300 (rank: 52/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.