Trinidad and Tobago

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National Data

Trinidad and Tobago Flag Trinidad and Tobago Flag
Country Trinidad and Tobago
Country code TT
City Port of Spain
Form of government Unitary Parliamentary Republic
Size in km² 5130
Population 1337439
Year of construction - - - / 1906 (rec, ren)


Type British
Volume 47600
Architect Richard Bridgens (TT)/ D.M. Hahn (TT, ren)


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TT Parliament


The "Red House", named after its striking colour, is home to the island nation's Westminster-model parliament. Damaged in 1903, it was rebuilt and refined with stucco ceilings, a rotunda cupola and a parapet on the roof. An attempted coup d'état in 1990 left the building shelled and 24 people dead, but democracy intact. An eternal flame on a marble cenotaph was put up outside as a reminder of the vigilance required in the protection of democracy.

Facts & Figures

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Members of parliament 42 GPD per capita in PPP in US$ 31.967
Number of women 13 HDI 0,772
Pop. per MP 32.383 Democracy index 7,10
CO2 total 34.017 CO2 per capita 25,31


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