Tuvalu Google maps and facts
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Facts about Tuvalu
|Area:||total: 26 sq km land: 26 sq km water: 0 sq km|
|Background:||In 1974 , ethnic differences within the British colony of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands caused the Polynesians of the Ellice Islands to vote for separation from the Micronesians of the Gilbert Islands. The following year , the Ellice Islands became the separate British colony of Tuvalu. Independence was granted in 1978. In 2000 , Tuvalu negotiated a contract leasing its Internet domain name ".tv" for $50 million in royalties over a 12-year period.|
|Flag description:||light blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant; the outer half of the flag represents a map of the country with nine yellow five-pointed stars symbolizing the nine islands|
|Capital:||name: Funafuti geographic coordinates: 8 30 S , 179 12 E time difference: UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) note: administrative offices are located in Vaiaku Village on Fongafale Islet|
|Climate:||tropical; moderated by easterly trade winds (March to November); westerly gales and heavy rain (November to March)|
|Ethnic groups:||Polynesian 96% , Micronesian 4%|
|Geographic coordinates:||8 00 S , 178 00 E|
|Geography note:||one of the smallest and most remote countries on Earth; six of the nine coral atolls - Nanumea , Nui , Vaitupu , Nukufetau , Funafuti , and Nukulaelae - have lagoons open to the ocean; Nanumaya and Niutao have landlocked lagoons; Niulakita does not have a lagoon|
|Government type:||constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy|
|Imports partners:||Fiji 46.1% , Japan 18.9% , China 18.2% , Australia 7.7% , NZ 4.1% (2006)|
|Internet country code:||.tv|
|Land boundaries:||24 km|
|Neighbouring countries:||0 km|
|Languages:||Tuvaluan , English , Samoan , Kiribati (on the island of Nui)|
|Location:||Oceania , island group consisting of nine coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean , about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia|
|National holiday:||Independence Day , 1 October (1978)|
|Nationality:||noun: Tuvaluan(s) adjective: Tuvaluan|
|Natural hazards:||severe tropical storms are usually rare , but , in 1997 , there were three cyclones; low level of islands make them sensitive to changes in sea level|
|Population:||12 ,177 (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||Church of Tuvalu (Congregationalist) 97% , Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4% , Baha'i 1% , other 0.6%|
|Terrain:||very low-lying and narrow coral atolls|
Capital of Tuvalu
Funafuti (click to view Funafuti map)
Places in Tuvalu
Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Tuvalu. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
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