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Tuvalu

Common English Name: Tuvalu

Capital: Funafuti

REGION
Oceania
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
None (Island)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Pacific Ocean (Surrounded)
TOTAL AREA
26 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
None (Island)
TOTAL COASTLINE
24 km
CLIMATE
Tropical
TERRAIN
Low-lying and narrow coral atolls
HIGHEST POINT
Unnamed location (5 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Fish
NATURAL DISASTERS
Severe tropical storms
DEMONYM
Tuvaluan
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Tuvaluan (97%)
Other Polynesian (2%)
Gilbertese (1%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Tuvaluan
English
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
Samoan
I-Kiribati
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Protestant (94.6%)
Other Christian (2.0%)
Roman Catholic (1.6%)
Baha’i (1.0%)
Atheist (1.0%)
POPULATION
10,959
LARGEST CITY
Funafuti (6,000)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Parliamentary democracy
HEAD OF STATE
Queen Elizabeth II (United Kingdom)
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Enele Sopoaga
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
7 Island Councils
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
1 October 1978 (from the United Kingdom)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Maneapa
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Tuvalu mo te Atua
GDP PER CAPITA
$3,400 (USD)
CURRENCY
$ (Tuvaluan Dollar)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = $1.39 (TVD)
Note: Tuvalu pegs its dollar at the exchange rate of the Australian dollar.
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.tv
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+688

The most popular sport is kilikiti, which is similar to cricket.

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

https://joshuaproject.net/countries/TV (Ethnic and religious data)

http://www.stat.gov.tm/ (City population data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 25 December 2016