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Tuvalu

Motto: "Tuvalu mo te Atua"(Tuvaluan)
"Tuvalu for the Almighty"
Anthem: Tuvalu mo te Atua(Tuvaluan)
Tuvalu for the Almighty

Location of Tuvalu
Capital
and largest city
Funafuti
8°31′S179°12′E / 8.517°S 179.200°E / -8.517; 179.200
Official languages
Ethnic groups
Religion
Christianity (Church of Tuvalu)[1]
Demonym(s)Tuvaluan
GovernmentUnitarynon-partisanparliamentaryconstitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Teniku Talesi
Kausea Natano[2]
LegislatureParliament
Independence
• from the United Kingdom
1 October 1978
Area
• Total
26 km2 (10 sq mi)[3] (191st)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2019 estimate
11,646 (229th)
• 2017 census
10,645
• Density
475.88/km2 (1,232.5/sq mi) (27th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$39 million[4] (226th)
• Per capita
$3,566[4] (156th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$32 million[4] (194th)
• Per capita
$2,970[4] (118th)
Currency (AUD)
Time zoneUTC+12
Driving sideleft
Calling code+688
ISO 3166 codeTV
Internet TLD.tv

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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