Bayville Holiday Apartment
"Our Apartment is Clean, Comfortable and 
Conveniently located".

"Our Apartment is Clean, Comfortable and Conveniently Located"

History of Trinidad

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NAME: REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO Location: 11 00N, 61 00 W

CAPITAL: PORT OF SPAIN AREA: 5,128KM2/ 1,980 MILES

AIRPORT(S): PIARCO INTERNATIONAL (TRINIDAD) - 17 mile (27Km) from Port of Spain

CROWN POINT INTERNATIONAL (TOBAGO) - 7 miles (10km from Scarborough)

POPULATION: 1.4 Million CURRENCY: TRINIDAD & TOBAGO DOLLARS (TTD)

VALUE ADDED TAX: 12.5% ON SOME GOODS AND SERVICES

HOTEL TAX: 10% SERVICE CHARGE ; 10% HOTEL ROOM TAX

EXCHANGE RATE: 6.79 (APPROX. SELLING RATE)

LANGUAGES: ENGLISH (Official), Hindi, Patois,Spanish, Chinese

ELECTRICITY - 115 volts/230 volts (+/-6%); 60Hz

TIME ZONE: EST (Eastern Standard Time); UTC-4 (Universal Time Co-ordinated)

MOTTO: TOGETHER WE ASPIRE, TOGETHER WE ACHIEVE

ANTHEM: FORGED FROM THE LOVE OF LIBERTY

DATE OF INDEPENDENCE: 31ST AUGUST 1962 (from the UK)


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