Trinidad and Tobago: Key Information & Facts

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Updated: 2017-03-15.

General points to know about the country – demographics, important ages, phone numbers, key statistics, and more – whether you are traveling there or not.

Capital: Port of Spain

Largest City: Chaguanas

Population: 1.35 million (2016 estimate)

Language(s): English, Trinidadian Creole, and Tobagonian Creole

President: Anthony Carmona

Prime Minister: Keith Rowley

Currency:  Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTD)

Area: 5,131 km2 (1,981 mi2)

Dialing Code: +1-868

Time Zone: Atlantic Standard Time (UTC-4)

Demonyms: Trinidadian, Trini, Tobagonian, Trinbagonian (what’s this?)

Emergency Dialing Tel. Numbers: 911 & 999 (general number for police, fire, ambulance, etc.)

Drinking Age: 18

Smoking Age: 18

Age of Consent: 16

Drives on the: Right

Electricity & Adapter: 115 V, 60 Hz, Plug Types A / B (define)

Country Code (ISO): TT (also the country’s primary TLD {top-level domain})

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