Diego Martin (region)

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Diego Martin
Region of Diego Martin
Flag of Diego Martin
Location of Diego Martin
CountryTrinidad and Tobago
Founded13 September 1990[1]
 • BodyDiego Martin Regional Corporation
 • ChairmanAlderman Sigler Jack
 • Total126 km2 (49 sq mi)
 • Total150,000
 • Density1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)

Diego Martin is a Borough of Trinidad and Tobago. The region has a land area of 127.53 km². Urban areas within the region include Carenage, Diego Martin, Maraval and parts of Saint James. The local government body is the Diego Martin Regional Corporation.

On Thursday 19 November 2020, while addressing the public on the re-opening of the Diego Martin South Community Centre, Prime Minister and MP for Diego Martin West Dr Keith Rowley announced that Diego Martin, along with Siparia, will be elevated to borough status in 2021.



Diego Martin racial breakdown
Racial composition 2011[2]
African (Afro-Trinidadian) 42.9%
Multiracial 26.9%
South Asian (Indo-Trinidadian) 9.3%
Dougla (South Asian and Black) 8.5%
White Trinidadian 4.7%
Chinese 1%
Native American (Amerindian) 0.1%
Arab (Syrian/Lebanese) 0.5%
Other 0.5%
Not stated 5.2%

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  1. ^ "Act No. 21 of 1990". DIGITAL LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY. Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  2. ^ Central Statistical Office. "NON-INSTITUTIONAL POPULATION BY SEX, AGE GROUP, ETHNIC GROUP AND MUNICIPALITY" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-10-19. Retrieved 2017-12-06.