Monos

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Monos
Nickname: Monkey Island
TnT Chaguaramas Monos + Chacachacare + Venezuela.jpg
Monos (between Chacachacare and the Trinidadian mainland)
Geography
Archipelago Monos, Gulf of Paria
Highest elevation 1,165 ft (355.1 m)
Country
Trinidad and Tobago
Region Diego Martin
City Diego Martin
Demographics
Ethnic groups Afro-Caribbean

Monos is an island in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It is one of the "Bocas Islands", which lie in the Bocas del Dragón (Dragons' Mouth) between Trinidad and Venezuela. It is so named as the island was once home to noisy red howler monkeys ("monos" being the Spanish term for monkeys).

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Coordinates: 10°41′N 61°41′W / 10.683°N 61.683°W / 10.683; -61.683