Location: Trinidad and Tobago are the southernmost islands of the Caribbean archipelago.
History: Formerly a British Colony, it achieved independence in 1962 and became a republic in 1976. Ethnic profile: African descent 40.8%, Indians 40.7%, mixed races 16.3%, Europeans, Chinese and others 2.2%.
There are large reserves of petroleum and natural gas. Trinidad and Tobago has the most diversified and industrialized economy in the English-speaking Caribbean.
Industry: Industries include oil processing, manufactured goods, fertilizers, rum, cement and tourism.
Chief Crops: Chief crops are sugarcane, citrus fruit, cocoa, coffee and bananas.
Mission in India:
High Commission for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
6/25, Shanti Niketan
New Delhi - 110 021, India
Tel: 91 - 11 - 2688 8427
Fax: 91 - 11 - 2688 8463
Indian Mission in Trinidad and Tobago:
High Commission of India
No. 6, Victoria Avenue, Post Box No. 530
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
Tel: 00 - 1 - 868 - 6277480, 6277481
Fax: 00 - 94 - 1 - 868 - 6276985