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Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Together we aspire, Together we achieve"
Anthem: "Forged from the Love of Liberty"
Capital
and largest city
Port of Spain
10°40′N61°31′W / 10.667°N 61.517°W / 10.667; -61.517
Official languagesEnglish
Recognised regional languagesTrinidadian Creole
Tobagonian Creole
Ethnic groups (2011[1])
Religion
Demonym
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional republic
 - PresidentAnthony Carmona
 - Prime MinisterKamla Persad-Bissessar
LegislatureParliament
 - Upper houseSenate
 - Lower houseHouse of Representatives
Independence
 - from the United Kingdom31 August 1962 
 - Republic1 August 1976 
Area
 - Total5,131 km2 (171st)
1,981 sq mi
 - Water (%)negligible
Population
 - July 2014 estimate1,223,916[2] (159th)
 - Density254.4/km2
659.2/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
 - Total$43.415 billion[3]
 - Per capita$32,139[3] (39th)
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
 - Total$28.788 billion[3]
 - Per capita$21,310[3]
Gini (2012)39.0[4]
medium
HDI (2013)Steady 0.766[5]
high ·64th
CurrencyTrinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD)
Time zoneEastern Caribbean(UTC-4)
 - Summer (DST)not observed (UTC-4)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1-868
ISO 3166 codeTT
Internet TLD.tt
a.Holiday celebrated on 24 September.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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