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

Yearbook 2005 Tuvalu. According to countryaah, Vaiaku is the capital and one of the major cities within the country of Tuvalu. Three parliamentary elections during the year favored the government, which in September had a two-thirds majority for the first time in five years. The majority gave the government the opportunity to change the constitution […]

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