Country: Trinidad and Tobago

Population: 1,056,608

Capital: Port-of-Spain

Time Zone: UTC-4

Currency Name: Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD)

Government Type: parliamentary democracy

Languages: English (official), Caribbean Hindustani (a dialect of Hindi), French, Spanish, Chinese

Ethnic Breakdown: Indian (South Asian) 40%, African 37.5%, mixed 20.5%, other 1.2%, unspecified 0.8%

Religion: Roman Catholic 26%, Hindu 22.5%, Anglican 7.8%, Baptist 7.2%, Pentecostal 6.8%, Muslim 5.8%, Seventh Day Adventist 4%, other Christian 5.8%, other 10.8%, unspecified 1.4%, none 1.9%

Major Cities: Port-of-Spain

Phone Country Code: 1-868

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High Travel Season: mid-December - mid-April

Voltage: 115 V - 60 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: a, b

Major Holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), Carnival, Eid-ul-Fitr, Easter, March 30 (Spiritual Baptist/Shouter Liberation Day), Corpus Christi, May 30 (Indian Arrival Day), June 19 (Labor Day), August 1 (Emancipation Day), August 31 (Independence Day), September 24 (Republic Day), Diwali, December 25 (Christmas Day), December 26 (Boxing Day)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Inhabitants of Tobago are called Tobagonians, Inhabitants of Trinidad are Trinidadians