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Climate: The tropical climate is tempered by northeast trade winds. The dry season is from November to May, but it is hottest between June and October. The climate in Tobago is pleasant most of the year and although May, June and July can be wet at times, the differentiation between the wet and dry seasons is much less acute.
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Coordinates: 11 00 N, 61 00 W.
Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar (TTD). U.S.dollars, credit cards and travelers checks are widely accepted. Need exchange rates? Try our currency converter.
Economy: Trinidad and Tobago has earned a reputation as an excellent investment site for international businesses. A leading performer recently has been the booming natural gas sector. Tourism is a growing sector, although not proportionately as important as in many other Caribbean islands.
Electricity: 110/220V 60cycles.
Official Language: English. You will also find Hindi, French, Spanish, Chinese speakers.
Political Status: Parliamentary democracy
Population: 1,163,724 (July 2002 est.)
Time: Standard Time is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT-4). Trinidad and Tobago does not operate Daylight-Saving Time