Kiribati became an independent state in 1979, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Kiribati is 101,998 (2012) and the nation has a density of 126 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Kiribati is the Australian Dollar (AUD). As well, the people of Kiribati are refered to as I-Kiribati.
The dialing code for the country is 686 and the top level internet domain for I-Kiribati sites is .ki.
Kiribati does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Kiribati section.
|Density||125.8 / km2 ( 325.7 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Tarawa (Gilbert Islands)|
|GDP||166,762,324 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||1,635 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||811 km2 (313 mi2)|
What is the capital of Kiribati?
Tarawa is the capital city of Kiribati. It has a population of 40,311, and is located on a latitue of 1.33 and longitude of 172.98.
Tarawa is also the political center of Kiribati, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Tarawa, the Capital Of Kiribati
|Elevation||6 meters over sea level|