Chaguanas

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Chaguanas
Borough of Chaguanas
Chaguanas Main Road and Price Plaza
Chaguanas Main Road and Price Plaza
Chaguanas is located in Trinidad and Tobago
Chaguanas
Chaguanas
Location of Chaguanas, Trinidad and Tobago.
Chaguanas is located in Caribbean
Chaguanas
Chaguanas
Chaguanas (Caribbean)
Chaguanas is located in North America
Chaguanas
Chaguanas
Chaguanas (North America)
Coordinates: 10°31′N 61°24′W / 10.517°N 61.400°W / 10.517; -61.400Coordinates: 10°31′N 61°24′W / 10.517°N 61.400°W / 10.517; -61.400
Country Trinidad and Tobago
JurisdictionBorough of Chaguanas
Settled1797
Borough13 September 1990
Named forChaguanes indigenous tribe
Government
 • Governing bodyChaguanas Borough Corporation
 • MayorFaaiq Mohammed (UNC)
 • Deputy MayorVacant
Borough Corporation seats8 electoral districts
House seats2/41
Area
 • Borough59 km2 (23 sq mi)
Elevation48 m (157 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Borough83,489
 • Rank1st
 • Density1,416/km2 (3,670/sq mi)
 • Urban
101,297
Demonym(s)Chaguanans
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Postal Code
50xxxx, 52xxxx[2]
Area code(s)(868)[3]
ISO 3166 codeTT-CHA
Telephone Exchanges665, 671, 672, 829
Websitewww.chaguanasborough.com
HDI The HDI for Trinidad and Tobago is 0.814, which gives the country a rank of 19th out of 177 countries with data (2007/2008) – high

Chaguanas is the largest city of Trinidad and Tobago. About 84,000 people live here. In 1990, it was made a borough.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Elevation of Chaguanas,Trinidad and Tobago Elevation Map, Topo, Contour". floodmap.net. Retrieved 5 April 2016.
  2. "List of Postal Districts". TTPOST. 29 July 2018. Retrieved 29 July 2018.[permanent dead link]
  3. http://www.tntisland.com/tsttexchange.html