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Trinidad and Tobago is an archipelago of two main islands located in the Caribbean Sea. Trinidad is the larger of the two islands, with a total land area of 4,828 square kilometers and a coastline of 362 km. The highest point in Trinidad is El Cerro del Aripo at 940 meters above sea level. This mountain peak provides spectacular views of the surrounding landscape and is a popular destination for hikers and nature lovers alike. The country also contains several large rivers such as the Caroni River which flows through Central Trinidad and empties into the Gulf of Paria. There are also several large lakes such as Lake Impoosible near Port-of-Spain which is one of Trinidad’s largest lakes. Tobago is much smaller in size with a total land area of 300 square kilometers and a coastline of 123 km. The highest point in Tobago is Mount Irvine at 576 meters above sea level. The climate in Trinidad and Tobago varies depending on location but generally consists of warm temperatures year-round with monsoons during certain times of year. The country experiences two seasons: dry season from December to May; and wet season from June to November. During these months temperatures can range from 25°C (77°F) in January to 31°C (88°F) in August with humidity levels over 80%.