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Tuvalu     [23]
(Independent in 1978 from United Kingdom)
LAND AREA: 26 sq. km     SEA AREA: 900000 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 10
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 10000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 385 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 2%/year
ECONOMY
  GDP/Capita: $490
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

REFERENCES:

Last updated 01/02/98


Islands of Tuvalu
Fanutapu (Tuvalu)
Funafuti (Tuvalu)
Lakena (Tuvalu)
Nanumanga (Tuvalu)
Nanumea (Tuvalu)
Niulakita (Tuvalu)
Niutao (Tuvalu)
Nui (Tuvalu)
Nukufetau (Tuvalu)
Nukulaelae (Tuvalu)
Vaitupu (Tuvalu)


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