Country: Tuvalu

Population: 11,992

Capital: Funafuti

Time Zone: UTC+12

Currency Name: Australian dollar (AUD)

Government Type: constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy

Languages: Tuvaluan, English, Samoan, Kiribati (on the island of Nui)

Ethnic Breakdown: Polynesian 96%, Micronesian 4%

Religion: Church of Tuvalu (Congregationalist) 97%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4%, Baha'i 1%, other 0.6%

Major Cities: Funafuti

Phone Country Code: 688

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High Travel Season: May - September


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Misc Fact / Good to Know: Fourth smallest country in the world.