Scarborough, Tobago

Scarborough is a major city of the Island of Tobago as well as the eleventh-most-populous in Trinidad and Tobago. Scarborough was the capital of Tobago in 1769 before it was unified with Trinidad changing the capital to Port of Spain. Situated in western Tobago, Scarborough is the economic and cultural centre of the island of Tobago. The estimated population in 2011 was 17,537. Scarborough is ranked as one of Trinidad and Tobago's most densely populated towns alongside Port of Spain, San Fernando, Chaguanas and Arima. The city's skyline is dominated by Fort King George, an 18th-century fortification named after King George III, which now hosts a historic and archaeologic museum. Scarborough's deepwater harbour was built in 1991; before that ships were forced to anchor offshore.

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City of Scarborough
Port of Scarborough
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Location of Scarborough in Trinidad and Tobago.
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Scarborough (Caribbean)
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Scarborough (North America)
Coordinates: 11°11′0″N 60°44′15″W
Country Trinidad and Tobago
JurisdictionTobago House of Assembly
Settled1654
Named forScarborough, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Area
  Total10 km2 (4 sq mi)
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
 (2011 census)
  Total17,537
  Rank11th
  Density1,754/km2 (4,540/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Postal Code
90xxxx [1]
Area code(s)868
Panoramic shot of Downtown Scarborough, Tobago