Full Name: Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Capital: Port of Spain
Phone code: +1-868
The flag of Trinidad and Tobago was adopted upon independence from the United Kingdom on 31 August 1962. Designed by Carlisle Chang (1921–2001), the flag of Trinidad and Tobago was chosen by the independence committee of 1962.
The flag of Trinidad and Tobago is a red field with a white-edged black diagonal band from the upper hoist-side to the lower fly-side. Red, black and white symbolise fire (the sun, representing courage), earth (representing dedication) and water (representing purity and equality).