Siparia (region)

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Region of Siparia
Quinam Bay, Siparia Region
Quinam Bay, Siparia Region
Location of Siparia
CountryTrinidad and Tobago
Founded13 September 1990[1]
 • BodySiparia Regional Corporation
 • ChairmanGlenn Ramadharsingh
 • Total495 km2 (191 sq mi)
 • Total86,949
 • Density176/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (AST)
Area code868
ISO 3166 codeTT-SIP

Siparia is a region of Trinidad and Tobago in the southwestern portion of the island. The Region of Siparia is a Regional Corporation, which handles local government functions. The Siparia Regional Corporation is headquartered in Siparia. Other urban areas include Cedros, Fyzabad, La Brea, Santa Flora, South Oropouche.

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 Siparia, along with Diego Martin, will be elevated to borough status in 2021.




Region of Siparia racial breakdown
Racial composition 2011[2]
South Asian (Indo-Trinidadian) 43.6%
Black (Afro-Trinidadian/Tobagonian) 31.6%
Multiracial 14%
Dougla (South Asian and Black) 6.8%
East Asian (Chinese) 0.17%
Native American (Amerindian) 0.26%
Arab (Syrian/Lebanese) 0.017%
White Trinidadian 0.04%
Other 0.09%
Not stated 3.1%

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Act No. 21 of 1990". DIGITAL LEGISLATIVE LIBRARY. Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. Retrieved 28 May 2021.
  2. ^ Local Government Corporations, from Nalis, the National Library and Information Service of Trinidad and Tobago