Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. It has a population of 6,194 people, making it the most populated atoll with 57.2 percent of Tuvalu's population. It is a narrow sweep of land between 20 and 400 me…
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Funafuti International Airport (IATA: FUN, ICAO: NGFU) is an airport in Funafuti, capital of the island nation of Tuvalu.
The Western Pacific nation of Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is situated 4,000 kilometers (2,500 mi) northeast of Australia. It is one half of the way from Hawaii to Australia. Tuvalu consists of three reef islands and six atolls.
Nanumea is the northwesternmost atoll in the Polynesian nation of Tuvalu, a group of nine coral atolls and islands spread over about 400 miles (640 km) of Pacific Ocean just south of the equator and west of the International Date Line.
Tuvalu consists of nine separate islands, six of which are atolls and three are reef islands. Since an atoll typically consists of several islets, there is a total of more than 124 islands and islets. The three remaining islands are actually atolls,…
Fongafale (also spelled Fogale or Fagafale) is the largest of Funafuti's islets in Tuvalu. It is a long narrow sliver of land, 12 kilometres long and between 10 and 400 metres wide, with the South Pacific Ocean and reef on the east and the protected…
During World War II, the United States Army Air Forces engaged in combat against the Empire of Japan in the Central Pacific Area.
Tuvalu Sports Ground is a multi-use stadium in Funafuti, Tuvalu. It is currently used mostly for football and rugby matches. The stadium holds 1,500 people. It is the only stadium in Tuvalu so all football tournaments are played at the stadium: A-Di…
Amatuku is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu on which the Tuvalu Maritime Training Institute is located.
Tokinivae is an islet of Nui atoll, in the Pacific Ocean state of Tuvalu.< Nui tradition is that Kolaka, a warrior from Nukufetau came on several raiding expeditions to Tokinivae, until he was killed and buried at Tararorae.
The Vaiaku Langi Hotel, or Vaiaku Lagi Hotel, is situated in Funafuti, in the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu.
Tonga is a village in Tuvalu.
Savave or Saveve is an islet of Nukufetau, Tuvalu, which is on the lagoon side of Fale islet. It is also the name of the small village on the island.
Meang, which literally means "west", is an islet of Nui atoll in the Pacific Ocean state of Tuvalu. It is another name given to Telikiai due to its location in the Nui atoll.
Fualopa is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu. It is part of the Funafuti Conservation Area, established in 1996 with the aim of preserving the natural fauna and flora of the area.
Fenua Tapu is an islet of Nui atoll in the Pacific Ocean state of Tuvalu.
Fangaua is an island and village in Tuvalu.
Asau is a village in Tuvalu. It is the second largest village in Tuvalu and has a population of 650 (2009).
Telikiai also known by the name Meang is an islet of Nui atoll in the Pacific Ocean state of Tuvalu.
Tefala is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu.
Te Afualiku is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu.
Pongalei is an islet of Nui atoll in the Pacific Ocean state of Tuvalu.
Piliaieve is an islet of Nui atoll in the Pacific Ocean state of Tuvalu.
Mulitefala is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu.
Motumua is an islet of Nukufetau, Tuvalu to the east of Fale islet. On 11 February 1947 the community of Nukufetau opened a boarding school on Motumua so that the children of the island could get an education.
Mateika or Mateiko is an uninhabited islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu.
Fuagea is an islet located in the archipelago of Tuvalu in the south-western part of the atoll of Funafuti.
Fuafatu is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu, 5.5 miles (8.9 km) north of Tefala.
Fatato is an uninhabited isle (motu) of Funafuti, Tuvalu.
Fale is an islet of Nukufetau, Tuvalu. The traditional history of Nukufetau recalls that in order to protect the atoll from raiders from Tonga, Lagitupu and Laupapa, two aliki (chiefs) protected Fale.
Fale Fatu (or Falefatu) is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu.
Avalau is an islet within the atoll of Funafuti, Tuvalu.
Vasafua is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu.
Unimai is an islet of Nui atoll in the Pacific Ocean state of Tuvalu.
Tokelau, Tuvalu is a village on the island of Nanumanga, Tuvalu.
Tepuka Vili Vili or Tepuka Savilivili is an islet of Funafuti, Tuvalu.