Country: Kiribati

Population: 107,817

Capital: Tarawa

Time Zone: UTC+12

Currency Name: Australian dollar (AUD)

Government Type: Republic

Languages: I-Kiribati, English (official)

Ethnic Breakdown: Micronesian 98.8%, other 1.2%

Religion: Roman Catholic 52%, Protestant (Congregational) 40%, other (includes Seventh-Day Adventist, Muslim, Baha'i, Latter-day Saints, Church of God) 8%

Major Cities: Tarawa

Phone Country Code: 686

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: March - October

Voltage: 240 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: I

Major Holidays:

Misc Fact / Good to Know: On January 1 1995, Kiribati moved the international date line so that it would always be the same day throughout the entire country.