Monday, January 3, 2022

Trinidad and Tobago

We just learned about the country of Jamaica

Let's learn a little about the country of Trinidad and Tobago!

This country is in the Caribbean, just north of the South American country of Venezuela.
The main big island is Trinidad, and the smaller main island is Tobago.
There are about 30 total islands in this country, with the others all smaller than Tobago.
The total land of all the islands is about 5,000 square kilometers, and about 1.3 million people live there.
The people in this country mostly speak either English or Creole.

(from: wikipedia - Trinidad and Tobago)

The flag of Trinidad and Tobago is red, with a black diagonal line, and two white diagonal lines on it.
The red is for courage and the fire of the sun, the black is for dedication and the earth, and the white is for purity and water.

(from: wikipedia - flag of trinidad and tobago)

To eat in this country you might have food called doubles, which is flat fried dough filled with chickpeas and curry.

(from: wikipedia - doubles (food))

Visiting this country you might go to Pigeon Point, to see one of the best beaches in the country.

(from: wikipedia - pigeon point, tobago)

Trinidad has a place called Pitch Lake, which is the largest deposit of asphalt in the world, with around 10 million tons.

(from: wikipedia - pitch lake)

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