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Tuvalu

Tuvalu The tree little islands makes this little country lying in the Pacific ocean in the middle of Hawaii and Australia. One of the islands contains the capital city Funafuti, even with a church, hotels, homes and prominent buildings. With the nice weather and beaches, it will be one of the most relaxing places to go. One thing you have to pay attention to, is that the transportation is scarse, so be sure that you can come home when you planned to.

Area: 24,3 Km²
Population: 11.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 453 pop/Km²

System of government: Constitutional Monarchy
Capital: Vaiaku (3840 pop.)
Major cities: -
Ethnic majority: Polynesian 95%, European 3%, Micronesian 2%
Border countries: -

Greatest height : 5m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Funafuti
Climate: Equatorial

Language: English (official), Tuvaluan
Religion: Protestant 97%
Currency: Tuvaluan Dollar, Australian Dollar (AUD)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 13/5, 5/8, 1/10, 2/10, 11/11, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: +21
GMT: 00688

World Heritage List: -