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Monos is an island in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. It is one of the "Bocas Islands", which lie in the Bocas del Dragón (Dragons' Mouth) between Trinidad and Venezuela. It is so named as the island was once home to noisy red howler monkeys ("monos" being the Spanish term for monkeys).

Nickname: Monkey Island
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Monos (between Chacachacare and the Trinidadian mainland)
ArchipelagoMonos, Gulf of Paria
Highest elevation1,165 ft (355.1 m)
Trinidad and Tobago
RegionDiego Martin

See alsoEdit


  • Anthony, Michael (2001). Historical Dictionary of Trinidad and Tobago. Scarecrow Press, Inc. Lanham, Md., and London. ISBN 0-8108-3173-2.

Coordinates: 10°41′N 61°41′W / 10.683°N 61.683°W / 10.683; -61.683