Trinidad & Tobago

Continent – North America

Region – Caribbean

Size – 5,131 km2

Geography – Terrain consists of mountains and plains

Language – English

Religion – 37% Christian, 30% Hindu, 5.0% Muslim, 7.3% other, 13.3% None/Not stated

Monetary Unit – Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD)

Natural Resources –   Petroleum, oil and gas

Agriculture –  Corn, rice, peas, beans, potatoes, other vegetables, fruits, sugar, cocoa, coffee, cassava, peanuts, pigeon peas

Industry – Petroleum and petroleum products, liquefied natural gas (LNG), ammonia, urea, steel products, methanol, beverages, cement, food processing, cotton textiles

Neighboring Countries – Barbados, Grenada, Guyana, Venezuela (maritime boundaries)

Population – 1,349,667 (2015 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – 0.3%

Average Life Expectancy – 69.82 years

Capital City – Port of Spain (population 1,223,916)

Highest Mountain – Highest point: El Cerro del Aripo (940 m)

Yearly Rainfall – Around 40 in

Plant Life – Purple and yellow poui trees, orange immortelles, orchids,  palm, , banyan, breadfruit, almond, flamboyant, cassia, African tulip, silk cotton, matchwood, teak, amaryllis lilies, hibiscus, bougainvillea, giant anthuriums, heliconias.

Animal Life – Bats, Agouti, paca, armadillo, opossum, deer, wild dogs, ocelot, anteater, guanas, capuchin, howler monkeys

Bird Life – 470 species of birds including scarlet ibis, ruby-topaz hummingbird, tufted coquette, ospreys, purple honeycreepers, red-capped cardinal, ospreys, oilbirds, speckled tanager, orange winged parrot, rufous-tailed jacamar, blue-crowned motmot, red-breasted blackbird, trogon, savannah hawk

Aquatic Life – West Indian manatee, whales, dolphins, turtles, manta rays, nurse sharks, southern stingrays, Atlantic guitarfish, lobster, eels, snappers, rainbow runners, torpedo rays, bicolour damselfish, pork fish, Bermudan chub, big eye, glass eye snapper, French angelfish, porcupine fish, black tip reef sharks, spiny lobsters, spotted morays, green morays, cubera snappers, blue wrasse, sennet fish, the African Pompano, blue chromis, damselfish, schools of jacks.

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