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    Trinidad and Tobago Geography - 1989

      Total area: 5,130 km2
      land area: 5,130 km2

      Comparative area: slightly smaller than Delaware

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 362 km

      Maritime claims:
      @m5Continental shelf: 200 meters or to depth of exploitation
      @m5Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm
      @m5Extended economic zone: 200 nm
      @m5Territorial sea: 12 nm

      Climate: tropical; rainy season (June to December)

      Terrain: mostly plains with some hills and low mountains

      Natural resources: crude oil, natural gas, asphalt

      Land use: 14% arable land; 17% permanent crops; 2% meadows and pastures; 44% forest and woodland; 23% other; includes 4% irrigated

      Environment: outside usual path of hurricanes and other tropical storms

      Note: located 11 km from Venezuela

      NOTE: The information regarding Trinidad and Tobago on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Trinidad and Tobago Geography 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Trinidad and Tobago Geography 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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