World Countries: Trinidad and Tobago
The islands are forested with low mountains. The great Pitch Lake is located in southwest Trinidad.
Trinidad and Tobago experience a tropical climate with a marked wet season.
According to the CIA World Factbook1, the
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
July 2011 Estimate: 1,227,505
The country gained full independence from Britain in 1962, becoming a member of the British Commonwealth.
Calypso music originated in Trinidad and Tobago.
See also the Caribbean island countries of: Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Source: 1. CIA World Factbook