Siparia

Siparia is a town in southern Trinidad, in Trinidad and Tobago, south of San Fernando, southwest of Penal and Debe and southeast of Fyzabad. Also called "The Sand City", it was originally a non-Mission Amerindian settlement. Siparia grew to be the administrative centre for Saint Patrick County, and later the Siparia Regional Corporation. Today it is a commercial centre and market town serving the surrounding agricultural areas and oil fields. Siparia is also the seat of the Siparia Regional Corporation.

Siparia
Town
Nickname(s): 
The Sand City
Siparia
Location of Siparia, Trinidad and Tobago
Siparia
Siparia (Caribbean)
Siparia
Siparia (North America)
Coordinates: 10°08′N 61°30′W
CountryTrinidad and Tobago
RegionSiparia
Settled1758
Area
  Total47.8 km2 (18.5 sq mi)
Elevation39 m (128 ft)
Population
 (2011)
  Total14,535
  Density300/km2 (790/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Siparian
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
Postal Code(s)
72xxxx
Area code(s)+1 (868)-649