Tuvalu

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Tuvalu

Parliamentary democracy (under constitutional monarchy), independant since 1978

Region:
Polynesia
Area:
30 km²
Local name:
Tuvalu
Capital:
Funafuti
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Climate
Tourism
Infrastructure + Transport
Economy
Telecommunication
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Current time in Tuvalu:
10:09 am
Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

The countrywide time in Tuvalu is Tuvalu Time (TVT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Tuvalu.
So there is all over the year the same difference of 12 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

11,097
369.9

Currency

The currency in Tuvalu is Tuvaluan Dollar (TVD).
1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 05/21/2018
1 US$ = 1.32 Dollar
1 Dollar = 0.76 US$

The climate in Tuvalu

In Tuvalu, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 31 and 32 degrees. In the colder months, the average night temperatures drop down to 26 °C.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Tuvaluan, English

mother tonguedistribution
Tuvaluan92.5 %
Kiribati7.5 %

Religions

branchdistribution
Bahaists1.0%
Congregationalists97.0%
Adventists1.4%
other0.6%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:30.91 M €
Exportations:0.5 M €
Importations:120.8 M €
Tourism receipts:1.81 M €

Land use

0% Urban areas:0 km²
60% Agricultural areas:18 km²
33% Forest:10 km²
7% Others:2 km²

Transport

Roadways:8 km
Airports:1

Most important cities in Tuvalu

CityRegionPopulation
Funafuti / CapitalFunafuti6,030
Savave VillageNukufetaunan
Tanrake VillageNuinan
Toga VillageNanumanganan
Asau VillageVaitupunan
Kulia VillageNiutaonan




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

Political stability:
Rule of law:
Effectivity:
Regulatory quality:
Voice accountability:
Death penalty:abolished



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