Trinidad & Tobago

Janette Jasso

World Geography

November 7, 2014

Trinidad & Tobago have a beautiful tropical climate. It has many costal and marine ecosystems such as coral reefs and rain forests. 467 bird species can be found on these islands and about 3,300 plant species. There are many cool places to visit such as the Emperor Valley Zoo, the port of Spain, and Castara Bay. Also has a huge carnival that attracts thousands of tourist giving it a large diversity.

Religion

There are three major religions

  • Christianity
  • Hinduism
  • Islam

Most people believe in Christianity.

Language

The official language is English.

  • In this language you say " Hello" by saying "Hello".

The major ethnic groups are:

  • East Indians
  • Africans
  • Mixed

Customs & Traditions

Holidays & Festivals:

  • Boxing Day
  • Corpus Christi
  • Republic Day
  • The Carnival

Dance & Music:

  • Reel Dace
  • Saco Music
  • Jig Dance

Food:

  • Roti
  • Curries
  • Doubles

Economy

Depends on:

  • Natural Gas
  • Petrochemicals
  • Steel

Holidays & Festivals

March 30: Spiritual “Shouter” Baptist Liberation Day- Commemorates the end of the colonial ban on the Baptist faith.

June 3: Corpus Christi- Celebrated by Catholics in honor of the sacramental Eucharist.

November 3: Hosay- Commemorates the martyrdom of Hassan and Hussei.

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