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Trinidad and Tobago#

Unlike most of the English-speaking Caribbean, the country's economy is primarily industrial, with an emphasis on petroleum and petrochemicals.

  • The largest river in Trinidad and Tobago is Grande Riviere which is 800 km.
  • The largest export partner of Trinidad and Tobago is US.
  • The largest import partner of Trinidad and Tobago is US.
  • There are 11 seaports in Trinidad and Tobago.

Special facts about Nobel Prize winners#

  • Trinidad and Tobago has only 1 Nobel Prize winner Sir Vidiadhar Surajprasad Naipaul. (Counting winners if born in Trinidad and Tobago)

Tourist Attraction#

Beachfront palms provide a shady refuge on a picture-perfect Caribbean day.

National Facts#

  • The national bird of Trinidad and Tobago is Scarlet ibis.
  • Chaconia is the national flower of Trinidad and Tobago.
  • The famous dance of Trinidad and Tobago is Limbo.
  • The famous dishes of Trinidad and Tobago are Callaloo are Doubles.
Scarlet ibis, Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC
Scarlet ibis
Foto: source: Wikicommons unter CC

References#

  1. Text marked as italic is taken from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinidad and Tobago unter CC