Private Swap - Trinidad and Tobago

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Trinidad and Tobago is an archipelagic state in the southern Caribbean. The country covers an area 5,128 sq. km and consists of two main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and numerous smaller landforms. Trinidad and Tobago is known for its Carnival and is the birthplace of calypso and limbo. (source)

Tobago has a land area of 300 km², and is approximately 42 km long and 10 km wide. The population is 54,084 (2000). The capital is Scarborough. The population of Tobago is primarily of African descent. Tobago is primarily hilly and of volcanic origin. The highest point in Tobago is the 550 m Pigeon Peak. (source)

The flag of Trinidad and Tobago was adopted upon independence from Great Britain on 31 August 1962. A Flag is red with a white-edged black diagonal band from the upper hoist side to the lower fly side. Red, black and white symbolize fire (the sun, representing courage), earth (representing dedication) and water (representing purity and equality). (source)

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Thank you Anna for adding a new country to my collection!

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