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Trinidad and Tobago's Quick Facts

Land Area 5,128 km2
Water Area 0 km2
Total Area 5,128 km2
Population 1,220,479
Population Density 238.00 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $43.57 Billion
GDP Per Capita $31,900
Currency Dollar (TTD)
Largest Cities
  • Laventille (157,258)
  • Chaguanas (67,433)
  • Mon Repos (56,380)
  • San Fernando (55,419)
  • Port-of-Spain (49,031)
  • Rio Claro (35,650)
  • Arima (35,000)
  • Marabella (26,700)
  • Point Fortin (19,056)
  • Tunapuna (17,758)
  • Coastline: 224.94 miles (362 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 3,186 sq miles (5,128 sq km)
    (water) 0 sq miles (0 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 3,186 sq miles (5,128 sq km)

    To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq mi (miles)
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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: Trinidad is split into 14 regional corporations and municipalities: Port of Spain, San Fernando, Chaguanas, Arima, Point Fortin, Couva-Tabaquite-Talparo, Diego Martin, Penal-Debe, Princes Town, Rio Claro-Mayaro, San Juan-Laventille, Sangre Grande, Siparia, Tunapuna-Piarco

    The island of Tobago is governed by the Tobago House of Assembly
  • Horizontal Width:
    Trinidad - 51 mi (82 km) from Fullarton, east to Guayaguayare
    Tobago - 15 mi (24 km) from Plymouth, northeast to Charlotteville
  • Vertical Length:
    Trinidad - 59 mi (94 km) from Matelot, south to Morugo
    Tobago - 2.59 mi (4.17 km) from Plymouth, southeast to Scarborough

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (none)
  • Geographic Center:
    Trinidad - 7.3 miles southwest of Talparo
    Tobago - 6.9 miles north-northeast of Scarborough
  • Highest Point: El Cerro del Aripo 940 m (3083 ft)
  • Lowest Point: Caribbean Sea 0 m (0 ft)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location

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