The Trinidad and Tobago Flag
was adopted soon after gaining independence from Britain. The Trinidad and Tobago Flag
has a red background with a black band diagonally placed across the upper left corner to the bottom right corner.
The black band in the flag has white borders. The black band in the Trinidad and Tobago National Flag
represents the industrious and hard-working nature of the people of Trinidad and Tobago. The white color of the borders of the black band stands for the sea surrounding the country.The red color is symbolic of the vitality of the land and also of the people.
Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Port of Spain.
Island of Trinidad is situated on the Caribbean sea bout 12 km. off the north east coast of Venezuela Tobago lies 30.7 km.
5, 128 Sq. km.
: Red with a diagonal black strip edged in white.
: Forged from The Love of Liberty (1962)