Tuvalu became an independent state in 1978, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Tuvalu is 10,619 (2012) and the nation has a density of 408 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Tuvalu is the Australian Dollar (AUD). As well, the people of Tuvalu are refered to as Tuvaluan.
The dialing code for the country is 688 and the top level internet domain for Tuvaluan sites is .tv.
Tuvalu does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Tuvalu section.
|Density||408.4 / km2 ( 1,057.8 / mi2 )|
|GDP||38,322,360 (2013 data)|
|GDP per Capita||3,609 (2013 data)|
|Land Area||26 km2 (10 mi2)|
What is the capital of Tuvalu?
Funafuti is the capital city of Tuvalu. It has a population of 4,492, and is located on a latitue of -8.52 and longitude of 179.19.
Funafuti is also the political center of Tuvalu, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Funafuti, the Capital Of Tuvalu
|Elevation||7 meters over sea level|