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Kiribati     [25]
(Independent in 1979 from United Kingdom)
LAND AREA: 810 sq. km     SEA AREA: 3550000 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 1 17 11 4 3 36
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 80000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 99 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 2%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

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Last updated 01/02/98


Islands of Kiribati
Abaiang (Kiribati)
Abemama (Kiribati)
Aranuka (Kiribati)
Arorae (Kiribati)
Banaba (Kiribati - Banaba Island)
Beru (Kiribati)
Birnie (Kiribati)
Butaritari (Kiribati)
Caroline (Kiribati - Line Islands)
Enderbury (Kiribati)
Flint (Kiribati - Line Islands)
Kanton (Kiribati)
Kiritimati (Kiribati - Line Islands)
Kuria (Kiribati)
Maiana (Kiribati)
Makin Meang (Kiribati)
Malden (Kiribati - Line Islands)
Manra (Kiribati)
Marakei (Kiribati)
McKean (Kiribati)
Nikumaroro (Kiribati)
Nikunau (Kiribati)
Nonouti (Kiribati)
Onotoa (Kiribati)
Orona (Kiribati)
Rawaki (Kiribati)
Starbuck (Kiribati - Line Islands)
Tabiteuea (Kiribati)
Tabuaeran (Kiribati - Line Islands)
Tamana (Kiribati)
Tarawa (Kiribati)
Teraina (Kiribati - Line Islands)
Vostok (Kiribati - Line Islands)


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