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Republic of Kiribati
Ribaberiki Kiribati
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Te Mauri, Te Raoi ao Te Tabomoa"
"Health, Peace and Prosperity"
Anthem: Teirake Kaini Kiribati
Stand up, Kiribati
Capital
and largest city
South Tarawa[1]
1°28′N173°2′E / 1.467°N 173.033°E / 1.467; 173.033
Official languages
Ethnic groups (2000)98.8% Micronesian
1.2% others[2]
DemonymI-Kiribati
GovernmentParliamentary republic
 - PresidentAnote Tong
 - Vice-PresidentTeima Onorio
LegislatureHouse of Assembly
Independence
 - from the United Kingdom12 July 1979 
Area
 - Total811 km2 (186th)
313 sq mi
Population
 - 2010 estimate103,500 (197th)
 - 2010 census103,500
 - Density135/km2 (73rd)
350/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2011 estimate
 - Total$599 million[3]
 - Per capita$5,721[3]
GDP (nominal)2011 estimate
 - Total$167 million[3]
 - Per capita$1,592[3]
HDI (2013)Increase 0.629
medium ·121st
CurrencyKiribati dollar
Australian dollar (AUD)
Time zone(UTC+12, +13, +14)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+686
ISO 3166 codeKI
Internet TLD.ki

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 26, 2012


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