Key: 2500  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 23
Issued: 687 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 5,130 sq.km; Population - 1,169,000; Capital - Port of Spain
A Republic, comprising two islands in the West Indies, 11 km north of Venezuela.
Petroleum and its products are the main industries.
The two former British colonies of TRINIDAD and TOBAGO joined in 1889 to create
the colony of Trinidad, which was renamed Trinidad and Tobago in 1913.
Independent state since August 31st, 1962, declared a Republic on August 1st,
1966, member of the British Commonwealth (see GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)).
First stamps were issued in 1913. Direct UPU membership from June 15th, 1963.
Annual output about 5.
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Inscriptions
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
TRINIDAD
O S overprinted on stamps of Trinidad and Tobago

Index
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
      Independent 1962-
      Republic 1976-
      Postage Due Stamps
      Official Stamps
 
Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
100 Cents = 1 Dollar (1935)
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Related Countries

TRINIDAD
Trinidad

TOBAGO
Tobago

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)