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Tuvalu
   has this flag:   

Tuvalu
   has the capital   
Fongafale
In 1974 the Ellice Islanders voted for separate British dependency status as Tuvalu. They became fully independent in 1978 and in 1979 signed a treaty of friendship with the United States, which recognized Tuvalu's possession of four small islands formerly claimed by the United States. In 2001 the government requested help from Australia and New Zealand in resettling its citizens if global warming leads to a significant rise in ocean waters.
Tuvalu
   uses the   
Dollar
Australian dollar (AUD); note - there is also a Tuvaluan dollar
English
   is an official language of   
Tuvalu
.tv
   internet domain is used by   
Tuvalu
Tuvalu
   has the anthem   
Tuvalu Mo Te Atua
Tuvalu for the Almighty
Tuvalu
   is governed by a   
Constitutional Monarchy
Tuvalu
      
Queen Elizabeth II / Sir Iakoba Italeti
Since April 2010
Tuvalu
   has the mark   
T2
Tuvalu
   is situated in   
Oceania
Island group consisting of nine coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia
Tuvalu
   gained independence in   
1978
1 October. United Kingdom
Tuvalu
   has a motto   
Tuvalu Mo Te Atua
Tuvalu
   calls its legislative assembly   
Palamene
Tuvalu
   has an area of   
26 Km²
228th
   largest country in the world is   
Tuvalu
26 km²
Funafuti, Tuvalu
   is at   
08°31'S 179°13'E
Tuvalu
   has the country calling code   
+688
Tuvalu
   has the time zone   
UTC+12
Tuvalu
   has this coat of arms   

Tuvalu
   was formerly known as   
Ellice Islands
The Gilbert and Ellice Islands were a British protectorate from 1892 and colony from 1916 until 1976 when the islands were divided into two different colonies which became independent nations shortly after. The Gilbert Islands have been the major part of the nation of Kiribati since 1979, and the Ellice Islands became Tuvalu in 1978.
Vatican City, Monaco, Nauru, Tuvalu, San Marino
   are all   
Smallest Countries in the World
From smallest …. in order of increasing land area
Tuvaluan
   for 'thank you ' is   
Fakafetai
Tuvalu






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