Quick Facts about Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
- Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Independence Day: August 31st, 1962
- Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar
- Time Zone: GMT-4
- National Anthem: Forged from the love of liberty
- Country Dialing Code: +1
- One of the natural resource Liquefied natural gas is a major export commodity. In addition to the large quantity of natural asphalt in Pitch Lake, Trinidad also has deposits of coal, gypsum, limestone, sand and gravel, iron ore, argillite, and fluorspar.