Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation

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Tunapuna-Piarco
Regional Corporation
Location of Tunapuna-Piarco
Country Trinidad and Tobago
Government
 • Body Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation
 • Chairman Khadijah Ameen
Area
 • Total 527.23 km2 (203.56 sq mi)
Population (2000 est.)
 • Total 203,975
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone ECT (UTC-4)

Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation is a local government body in Trinidad and Tobago. It is one of nine Regional Corporations in Trinidad which replaced the system of Counties as local government bodies in 1992. It is the largest by population of all the Regional Corporations. It contains the western end of the densely populated East-West Corridor. The population is diverse.

Geography[edit]

The Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation is headquartered in Tunapuna. Other towns include Arouca, Blanchisseuse, Curepe, St. Augustine, Trincity, and Piarco. The Borough of Arima is completely surrounded by the Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation. Trinidad's main airport, Piarco International Airport, is located here.

  • Maracas/St. Joseph
  • Lopinot/Five Rivers
  • Caura/Paradise/Tacarigua
  • Bon Air/Arouca/Cane Farm
  • Auzoniville/St Benidict
  • Macoya/Trincity
  • Valsayn North/Curepe/Pasea
  • Valsayn South/Caparo
  • St. Helena/Warrenville
  • Mausica/Maloney
  • La Florissante/Cleaver
  • Blanchisseuse/Santa Rosa
  • Wallerfield/La Horquetta
  • Curepe.

Government[edit]

Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago has its head office at Piarco International Airport, Piarco.[1]

Businesses in Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation area[edit]

Caribbean Airlines had its headquarters in Iere House, Piarco.[2] Prior to the establishment of Caribbean Airlines, BWIA West Indies Airways was headquartered at Piarco International Airport in Piarco.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Contact Us." Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago. Retrieved on 12 January 2011. "Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago Airports Administration Centre Piarco International Airport South Terminal Golden Grove Road, Piarco."
  2. ^ "Contact Us > Caribbean." Caribbean Airlines. Retrieved on 13 September 2012. "Iere House Golden Grove Road Piarco Trinidad, West Indies"
  3. ^ "World Airline Directory." Flight International. March 23, 1999. 66. Retrieved on September 30, 2009.

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