Trinidad and Tobago Flag

Trinidad and Tobago flag
Trinidad and Tobago flag

Trinidad and Tobago's flag consists of a red field with a diagonal black band running from the upper hoist side to the lower fly side. In the center of the black ring is a white six-pointed star. On August 31, 1962, Trinidad and Tobago acquired independence from the United Kingdom, this flag was formally adopted.

An independence commission chose the design of the flag in 1962, and it is thought to have symbolic implications. The red hue is thought to represent the sun, which represents courage, the black color represents the earth, which promotes dedication, and the white color represents water, which represents purity and equality. The white six-pointed star in the center of the black ribbon is thought to reflect the country's ambitions and dreams.

It is one of only a few national flags having a diagonal line, with others including the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, Namibia, and Brunei.

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Country information

Trinidad and Tobago is a country located in the Caribbean, comprising the islands of Trinidad and Tobago. It is a small, culturally diverse country with a mix of different ethnicities and religions. Trinidad and Tobago is known for its stunning natural beauty, with a varied landscape ranging from sandy beaches and coral reefs to mountains and forests.

The history of Trinidad and Tobago dates back to ancient times, with the first human settlements dating back to at least 5000 BC. The country has a long and complex history, with a mix of Native American, African, European, and other influences. Trinidad and Tobago gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1962, and has since gone through a number of political and economic challenges.

Today, Trinidad and Tobago is a high-income country with a large and diversified economy. The country is known for its oil and gas industry, as well as for its production of agricultural products such as cocoa, coffee, and livestock. Trinidad and Tobago has a tropical climate, with hot and humid weather year-round. The official languages of Trinidad and Tobago are English and Tobagonian Creole, and the country has a diverse population with a mix of different ethnicities and religions.

Independent Yes
Country codes TT, TTO (ISO 3166-1)
Official name Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Official languages English
Religion 63.2% Christianity, 20.4% Hinduism, 5.6% Islam, 2.5% No religion, 8.3% Other
Capital city Port of Spain
Continent South America
Time zone UTC-4 (AST)
Member of United Nations
Commonwealth of Nations
Caribbean Community
Organization of American States
Population 1,411,226 (2023)
Population density 273 per Km2 (707 people per mi2)
Urban Population 52.4 % of the population is urban (733,146 people in 2020)
Migrants (net) -800
Median age 36.2 years
Total area The total land area is 5,130 Km2 (1,981 sq. miles)
Highest point El Cerro del Aripo on Trinidad (940 m, 3 084 ft)
Lowest point Caribbean Sea
GDP per capita $ 16,032 (World Bank, 2021)
Currency Trinidad and Tobago dollar ($, TTD)
Calling code +1868
Internet TLD .tt (click here to find and register domain name)
Country Wikipedia Page Trinidad and Tobago Wikipedia Page

Main Cities by Population in Trinidad and Tobago

1 Chaguanas 67,433
2 Mon Repos 56,380
3 San Fernando 55,419
4 Port of Spain 49,031
5 Rio Claro 35,650
6 Arima 35,000
7 Marabella 26,700
8 Laventille 21,000
9 Point Fortin 19,056
10 Tunapuna 17,758
11 Scarborough 17,000
12 Sangre Grande 15,968
13 Paradise 15,067
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