Latin America & Caribbean

Trinidad and Tobago profile

Image caption Oil and gas dominate the economy but tourism is an important earner
  • Full name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Population: 1.3 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Port of Spain
  • Area: 5,128 sq km (1,980 sq miles)
  • Major language: English
  • Major religions: Christianity, Hinduism, Islam
  • Life expectancy: 67 years (men), 74 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 Trinidad and Tobago dollar = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Petroleum and petroleum products, natural gas, chemicals
  • GNI per capita: US $15,840 (World Bank, 2010)
  • Internet domain: .tt
  • International dialling code: +1868