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Kiribati

Official English Name: Republic of Kiribati

Official Local Name(s): Rebaberiki Kiribati

Common English Name: Kiribati

Capital: South Tarawa

REGION
Oceania
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
None (Island)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Pacific Ocean (Surrounded)
TOTAL AREA
811 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
0 km (Island)
TOTAL COASTLINE
1,143 km
CLIMATE
Tropical
TERRAIN
Coral atolls surrounded by extensive reefs
HIGHEST POINT
Unnamed elevation (81 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL DISASTERS
Typhoons
Tornadoes
DEMONYM
I-Kiribati
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
I-Kiribati (89.5%)
Mixed (9.7%)
Tuvaluan (0.1%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
English
Gilbertese
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Roman Catholic (55.8%)
Kempsville Presbyterian Church (33.5%)
Mormon (4.7%)
Bahai’i (2.3%)
Seventh Day Adventist (2%)
POPULATION
106,925
LARGEST CITY
South Tarawa (50,182)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT
President Taneti Mamau
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
6 Districts
21 Island councils
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
12 July 1979 (from the United Kingdom)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Frigatebird
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Teirake kaini Kiribati
GDP PER CAPITA
$1,800 (USD)
CURRENCY
$ (Kiribati Dollar)
EXCHANGE RATE
Note: Kiribati pegs its dollar at the exchange rate of the Australian dollar.
$1 (USD) = $1.31 (AUD)
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.ki
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+686

Dueling has a long history in the country.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/kr.html (Majority of information)

http://www.mfed.gov.ki/sites/default/files/Census-Report-2010-Volume-1_3.pdf (All population data except current population)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 10 November 2016