## Encyclopedia > Port-of-Spain

Article Content

Redirected from Port-of-Spain

Port-of-Spain, population 50,878 (1990), is the capital of Trinidad and Tobago. The city is located on the Gulf of Paria[?]. It is one of the major shipping hubs of the Caribbean, with exports of agricultural products and asphalt. Bauxite from the Guianas and iron ore from Venezuela are transferred there for overseas shipment.

From 1958 to 1962, Port-of-Spain was the capital of the Federation of the West Indies.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

Search Encyclopedia
 Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!

Featured Article
 Unit vector ... vector v is the unit vector codirectional with v, i.e., $\hat\mathbf{v} = \frac{1}{||\mathbf{v}||} \mathbf{v}$ Normalized vector is thu ...