The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is an island country in the southern Caribbean Sea, located 13 nautical miles off the northeastern coast of Venezuela. It is situated between 10 ° 2 ‘and 11 ° 12’N. latitude and 60 ° 30 ‘- 61 ° 56’ W. longitudes.The country consists of two main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and 21 smaller islands with a total area of 5.128 sq. Km. According to an official estimate of 2015 the country has a population of 1,349,667 inhabitants.
The average length of Trinidad island is 80 km and the average width is 59 km. The island of Tobago has a length of 41 km and is 12 km wide at its maximum width.
The capital is Port-au-offs with about 350,000 inhabitants, located in Trinidad.
The Trinidad was the main island of the former West Indies which was a British colony. Discovered in 1498 by Christopher Columbus and colonized by the Spaniards in 1532.
The currency is the Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTD)