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SKIF V Pan American Karate Championships
About Trinidad and Tobago
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TRINIDAD

 

 

Area:                        1,980 sq. miles

                                  (5,128 sq. km.)

 

Population:               1.3 million

 

Capital:                     Port of Spain (largest city)

 

People:                      African (39.5%),

                                  East Indian (40.3%),

                                  Mixed (18.4%),

                                  White (0.6%),

                                  Chinese and other (1.2%)

 

Language:                 English, Hindi, French,

                                   Spanish and Chinese

 

Religion:                    Roman Catholic (29%),

                                   Hindu (24%),

                                   Anglican (11%), 

                                   Islam (6%),

                                   Presbyterian (3%) and

                                   other (27%)

 

Monetary Unit:         Trinidad & Tobago Dollar

 

Prime Minister:         Patrick Manning (2001)

 

President:                   Maxwell Richard (2003)

 

Government:              Independent republic

                                    within the British

                                    Commonwealth

 

GDP:                           US$9.441 billion

 

GDP per head:           US $8,500

 

Inflation:                     5.6%

 

Major industries:        Petroleum,

                                     processed foods,

                                     fertilizers,

                                     cement,

                                     steel,

                                     cotton,

                                     electronics,

                                     sugar,

                                     rice,

                                     cocoa,

                                     citrus, and

                                     coffee

 

Literacy rate:             94%

 

Major trading

partners:                      US,

                                      Caricom countries,

                                      Central and South America,

                                      EU, 

                                      Japan

 

Telephoning:                 From North America,

                                       dial 1 + 868 + the seven-digit

                                       local number. 

                                       From elsewhere, dial

                                       your country's

                                       international 

                                       direct dialing prefix +

                                       1 + 868 + the seven-

                                       digit local number.