Trinidad and Tobago: Geography#

LocationCaribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela
Geographic Coordinates11 00 N, 61 00 W 11.0,-61.0
Area total: 5,128 sq km
land: 5,128 sq km
water: 0 sq km
[Verified in 8 databases]
Land boundaries0 km
Coastline362 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
highest point: El Cerro del Aripo 940 m
Highest Mountains
Terrainmostly plains with some hills and low mountains
Natural Hazardsoutside usual path of hurricanes and other tropical storms
Natural Resourcepetroleum, natural gas, asphalt
Land Usearable land: 4.87%
permanent crops: 4.29%
other: 90.84% (2011)
Climatetropical; rainy season (June to December)
Irrigated Land36 sq km (2003)
Renewable Water Resources3.84 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssueswater pollution from agricultural chemicals, industrial wastes, and raw sewage; oil pollution of beaches; deforestation; soil erosion
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesDue to difference in city rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :
According to Wolfram: Chaguanas; San Juan; San Fernando; Port of Spain; Arima
According to Geonames: Laventille; Chaguanas; Mon Repos; San Fernando; Port-of-Spain

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Important Cities
Geography-notePitch Lake, on Trinidad's southwestern coast, is the world's largest natural reservoir of asphalt