Saint George County

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Map showing old counties of Trindad
Blanchisseuse beach, Saint George

Saint George is a county in Trinidad and Tobago. It occupies the northwestern portion of the island of Trinidad and is bounded by the Caribbean Sea to the north, the Gulf of Paria to the west, Caroni County to the south and Saint David County and Saint Andrew County to the east. It occupies an area of 912 km2 (352 sq mi). The county includes the Bocas Islands and the towns of Port of Spain and Arima. It also includes the small town of Blanchisseuse and its attractive beach, backed by a forest-fringed lagoon. County Saint George is divided into six Wards - Diego Martin, Saint Ann's, Blanchisseuse, Tacarigua, Arima and San Raphael.

Prior to 1990 local government was administered by the Saint George East County Council, Saint George West County Council, the Port of Spain City Corporation and the Arima Borough Corporation. After 1990, areas formerly administered by the Saint George East and West County Councils were divided between the Couva-Tabaquite-Talparo, the Diego Martin, San Juan-Laventille and Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporations.

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