Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago - the hometown of hummingbird
Trinidad and Tobago cover a combined area of 5,128 square kilometers
and has a population of 1.28 million, 40% of whom are Indians, 39.6%
are black, with the rest European, Chinese, Arab, of mixed heritage.
Residents are Roman Catholic or Hindu, and English is the official
language. The currency is the dollar, and the capital is the Port of
The flag of Trinidad and Tobago is red, black, and white. Red
symbolizes the life and vitality of the state and people, black
symbolizes strength, unity, the country's wealth, and the dedication
of the people, and white symbolizes the country's future and the
Trinidad was originally inhabited by Arawak Indians. In 1498, after
the island was discovered by Columbus, it became the property of
Spain. In 1781 it was occupied by France, and in 1802, under the
Treaty of Amiens, it was assigned to the United Kingdom. Tobago
experienced a similarly tumultuous colonization, with the
Netherlands, France, and Britain repeatedly contending for it. In
1812, under the Treaty of Paris, it became a British colony. On
August 31, 1962, the two islands achieved joint independence, and on
August 1, 1976, became a Republic and joined the Commonwealth.
Economy and Cultural Customs
Trinidad and hummingbirds because it is abundant bird of paradise,
called the "bird of paradise paradise" and "hummingbird of the
town." Hummingbirds are small birds found in South America, and are
the national bird of the islands. Tobago is said to be the
inspiration of the famous novel Robinson Crusoe.
Trinidad Diego is the world's largest natural asphalt origin.
Natural Asphalt in the industry wide use.
Total Pitch Lake
The sites located in the southwest area of Trinidad, covering an
area of about 47 square kilometers and reaching a maximum depth of
about 90 meters. It contains a total of about 10 million tons of
asphalt, and is the world's largest natural asphalt mine. Exhaust
gas stream and lake asphalt slurry, known as "Lake's mother."
Asphalt texture fine, the "Sleeve" reputation. According to
scientific research, thousands of years ago the Pitch Lake would
have been beneath the sea. The remains of a large number of tiny
marine creatures would have broken down in the seabed, forming