Penal/Debe Regional Corporation Background and History of the Region

Our Background

The Municipality of Penal/Debe covers an area of 246.91 square kilometres (km2) and is strategically located south of the City of San Fernando and is bounded by the regions of Siparia and Princes Town.

Our History

The Penal/Debe Region, located in Southern Trinidad, spans a land area of 246 km2 and is home to approximately 89,392 people. Of these, 45,456 are male and 43,935 are female. It is the 6th largest Regional Corporation in terms of both area and population.