Forming the two southernmost links in the Caribbean chain, Trinidad and Tobago lie close to the continent of South America, northeast of Venezuela and northwest of Guyana. Trinidad, by far the larger of the two main islands, has an area of about 1,850 square miles (4,800 square km).
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Trinidad and Tobago is approximately 5,128 sq km, while United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, making United States 191,661% larger than Trinidad and Tobago . Meanwhile, the population of Trinidad and Tobago is ~1.2 million people (331.4 million more people live in United States ).
Trinidad and Tobago is one of the wealthiest countries in the Caribbean, thanks to its large reserves of oil and gas, the exploitation of which dominates its economy.
Trinidad and Tobago were ceded to Britain in 1802 under the Treaty of Amiens as separate states and unified in 1889. Trinidad and Tobago obtained independence in 1962, becoming a republic in 1976. Trinidad and Tobago.
|Republic of Trinidad and Tobago|
|ISO 3166 code||TT|
Ol’ Chris Columbus named the Trinidad portion of the island-nation duo Trinidad and Tobago after—what else can be expected from a Catholic explorer? —the Holy Trinity. Rumor has it people started calling the other, smaller island “ Tobago ” because of all the tobacco grown (and smoked) by the natives there.
The median house price currently stands at around TT$1.3 million (US$ 191,674), according to the Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago. In Trinidad, the price of one-bedroom apartments typically ranges from TT $900,000 (US $132,700 ) to TT $1.5 million (US$221,200).
Family of four estimated monthly costs are 2,897.02$ (19,730.52TT$) without rent. A single person estimated monthly costs are 777.17$ (5,293.02TT$) without rent. Cost of living index in Trinidad is 38.32% lower than in New York.
New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, while Trinidad and Tobago is approximately 5,128 sq km, making Trinidad and Tobago 4.19% the size of New York .
There are a few areas of the capital, Port of Spain on Trinidad , that can be dangerous . Communities like Laventille, Morvant, Sea Lots, South Belmont are prone to violent crime, such as sexual assault, robberies and gang violence, and should be avoided.
Here are the list of the richest people in Trinidad and their net worth: Helen Bhagwansingh – $5.5billion. Jack Ramoutarsingh – $4.67billion. Roodal Moonilal – $3.5billion. Jack Warner – $2.92billion. Imtiaz Ahamad – $2.7billion. Anand Ramlogan – $123.83million. John Rahael – $119.67million. Anthony Agostini – $86.5million.