Tuvalu Geography

Tuvalu Geography and Climate

Tuvalu is a collection of atolls that once belonged to Gilbert and the Ellice Islands and gained independence from Britain in 1978. This island nation is located in Polynesia in the southwestern Pacific Ocean approximately midway between Hawaii and Australia. The pillars of life on the islands are fishing, sales of copra, and income from […]

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Map of Tuvalu Funafuti

Tuvalu 2005

According to ehistorylib, in 2005, Tuvalu had a population of around 11,000 people. The economy of Tuvalu was mainly based on fishing and tourism, with the main sources of revenue coming from the sale of fishing licenses and from the income generated by tourists visiting the islands. Foreign relations between Tuvalu and other countries were […]

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