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Trinidad and Tobago Flag

by Aakash Singha

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…


Trinidad-tobago Flag

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.

Official Name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Capital: Port of Spain.
Location: Island of Trinidad is situated on the Caribbean sea bout 12 km. off the north east coast of Venezuela Tobago lies 30.7 km.
Area: 5, 128 Sq. km.
Official Languages: English (Official)
National Flag: Red with a diagonal black strip edged in white.
National Anthem: Forged from The Love of Liberty (1962)
National symbol(s): scarlet ibis (bird of Trinidad), cocrico (bird of Tobago), Chaconia flower
National colors: red, white, black
National anthem:
Name: “Forged From the Love of Liberty”
Lyrics/Music: Patrick Stanislaus CASTAGNE

Fact about Trinidad and Tobago flag

Country Trinidad and Tobago
Designed by NA
Adopted 31. August 1962
Revision NA
Design and Colors A red field with a white-edged black diagonal band from the upper hoist side to the lower fly side
Size Ratio 3:5

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