Continent – Oceania

Region – Polynesia

Size – 26km2

Geography – Comprises of three reef islands and six atolls; reef islands namely are Nanumanga, Niutao, and Niulakita while the atolls are Funafuti, Nanumea, Nui, Nukufetau, Nukulaelae and Vaitupu

Language – Tuvaluan, English

Religion – 97% Church of Tuvalu, 1.4% Seventh-day Adventist, 1% Bahá’í, 0.4% Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Monetary Unit – Tuvaluan dollar, Australian dollar (AUD)

Natural Resources – Fish

Agriculture – Coconut, swamp taro, taro; bananas and breadfruit are supplemental crops, fish

Industry – Fishing, tourism, copra

Neighboring Countries – None (island nation)

Population – 10,640

Population Growth Rate – 0.2%

Capital City – Funafuti (population 4,492)

Highest Mountain – Highest point: 4.6 m above sea level on Niulakita

Yearly Rainfall – 3400 mm in Funafuti, 2900 mm in Nanumea (average)

Plant Life – Orchids, hibiscus, frangipani, ferns, eucalyptus, mosses, mahogany trees, mangrove trees pandanus, coconuts, taro, breadfruit, yams, bananas, arrowroot, lemons, sugarcane

Animal Life – Lizards, snails, spiders, worms

Bird Life – 34 species including doves, owls, scrub fowls, heron, passerines, terns, cuckoos, pigeons

Aquatic Life – Dolphins, whales, manta rays, sharks, sea urchins, large varieties of fish

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