The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is the southernmost island country in the Caribbean. It comprises of two main islands, which gives it its name, and several smaller islands.
The country recorded a population of 1.39 million in 2018 and 5,131 km2.
The capital city is Port of Spain.
Other major towns are Arima, San Fernando, Tobago, Couva, Chaguanas and Diego Martin.
The Carnival is an annual event held on the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. The event is well known for participants’ colourful costumes and exuberant celebrations. (Above)