|Time zone:||GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time)||Daylight savings: None|
|Other languages:||Caribbean Hindustani, French, Spanish, Mandarin Chinese|
Trinidad and Tobago dollars (TTD)|
€1 = TT$7.64, $1 = TT$0.00, £1 = TT$9.11
(rates as of Sep 2016)
|Internet Domain:||.tt||International 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
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.
|Freedom in the World||Free||-|
|Democracy Index||Flawed democracy||48/167|
|Economic Freedom||Moderately Free||67/179|
|Press Freedom||Satisfactory situation||40/179|
|ILGA LGBT rights||No rights||-|
|Corruption Perceptions||Medium corruption||85/174|
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)