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About Trinidad and Tobago

Country name:         Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Capital:                      Port of Spain

Population:               1.3 million

Nationality:               Trinidadian, Tobagonian

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)

Currency:                  Trinidad and Tobago dollar

Conversion rate:       6.79 TTD = 1 USD

Ethnic Groups:         East Indian 35.4%, African descent 34.2%, mixed – other 15.3%,                                                      mixed - African/East Indian 7.7%, other 1.3%, unspecified 6.2% (2011 est.)

Languages:                English (official), Trinidadian Creole English, Tobagonian Creole                                                      English, Spanish, Chinese

Religions:                  Protestant 32.1% (Pentecostal/Evangelical/Full Gospel 12%, Baptist                                     6.9%, Anglican 5.7%, Seventh-Day Adventist 4.1%,                                     Presbyterian/Congregational  2.5%, other Protestant 0.9%), Roman                                     Catholic 21.6%, Hindu 18.2%, Muslim  5%, Jehovah's Witness 1.5%,                                     other 8.4%, none 2.2%, unspecified 11.1% (2011 est.)

Independence:          31 August 1962

Republic:                   24 September 1976

Legal System:            English Common law; judicial review of legislative acts in the                                      Supreme Court.

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