National Symbols of Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Trinidad and Tobago is Port of Spain.

The official language is English and the Trinidad and Tobago dollar is the currency of the Trinidad and Tobago. The domain is .tt and the country code is +868.

National day is celebrated on 31 Aug 1962. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Trinidad and Tobago is no exception.

In Trinidad and Tobago, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Trinidadian people. Swizzle is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Trinidad and Tobago. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Trinidadian symbol.

The country was founded by Eric Williams. The current president of Trinidad and Tobago is Paula-Mae Weekes and Keith Rowley is the Prime Minister.

In Trinidad and Tobago the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 115 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Trinidadian national anthem was written by Patrick Castagne and composed by Patrick Castagne.

Country information

Former name(s) La Isla de la Trinidad
Official name(s) Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Alternative name(s) Trinbago (informal, English)
Regional location Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela
Country name etymology "Island of the Holy Trinity" in Spanish
Climate Tropical; rainy season (June to December)
Terrain Mostly plains with some hills and low mountains
Population 1,399,488
National Day 31 Aug 1962
Language(s) English
Religion Christian, Hindu,Islam, Baháʼí
Country code +868
Literacy rate 96.6%
Currency Trinidad and Tobago dollar
Capital city Port of Spain
Domain(TLD) .tt
Ethnicity Indian, African, Dougla, European
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Trinidadian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 5,131 km2 (1,981 sq mi)
Timezone UTC-4 (AST)
Average elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Coastline 362 Km
Mains electricity 115 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Trinidad and Tobago

Flag map of Trinidad and Tobago

Motto of Trinidad and Tobago

"Together we aspire, together we achieve"

National animal of Trinidad and Tobago

The National animal of Trinidad and Tobago is Scarlet ibis

National Animal of Trinidad and Tobago - Scarlet ibis

National flower of Trinidad and Tobago

The National flower of Trinidad and Tobago is Chaconia. Botanical name is Warszewiczia coccinea.

National flower of Trinidad and Tobago - Chaconia

National bird of Trinidad and Tobago

The National bird of Trinidad and Tobago is Scarlet Ibis

National bird of Trinidad and Tobago - Scarlet Ibis

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Trinidadian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Everyone has his friend.

Fair words can buy a horse on credit.

New broom does sweep clean, but old broom knows all de corners.

Not all useful knowledge comes from books or formal learning.

Well to do people offer words of consolation only to the needy, but never any tangible assistance.

Carry your own burdens.

Chop in water leave no mark.

People never recognise their own faults.

Monkey knows what tree to climb.

All skin teeth eh laugh.

People with certain inabilities are not free to act.

Bush has ears.

The thing that makes you happy may also hurt you.

Conversation is the food of the ears.

The race is not for the swift, slow and steady wins.

Blood is thicker than water.

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