National symbols of Trinidad and Tobago

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The national symbols of Trinidad and Tobago are the symbols that are used in Trinidad and Tobago and abroad to represent the country and its people. Prominently, the coat of arms of Trinidad and Tobago is a Trinbagonian symbol, and is depicted on the penny.

List of symbols[edit]

Symbol image Started on
National instruments Aasteeldrum.jpg
Steelpan
National flag Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago
Coat of arms Coat of arms of Trinidad and Tobago.svg
Coat of arms of Trinidad and Tobago
National anthem "Forged from the Love of Liberty"
Motto Together we aspire, together we achieve
National colours

Red
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White
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black
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National dish Pelau[dubious ]
Floral emblem Chaconia UWI 2005b.jpg
Warszewiczia coccinea
National animal for Trinidad Eudocimus ruber (portrait).jpg
Scarlet ibis
National animal for Tobago Rvchachalaca102.JPG
Cocrico
National watchwords Discipline, Production, Tolerance

Former List of symbols[edit]

Symbol Image Started-ended
Royal anthem Gstk.png
"God Save the Queen"
31 August 1962 – 1 August 1976 (song dates to 1744)
Royal cypher Royal Cypher of Queen Elizabeth II.svg 31 August 1962 – 1 August 1976 (dates to 1952)
Royal standard Royal Standard of Trinidad and Tobago (1962–1976).svg
Queen's Personal Trinidadian Flag
1966-1 August 1976