Travel Information for Kiribati
Time zone:GMT +12 to +14 (3 time zones: Gilbert Islands (+12), Rawaki Islands (+13), Line Islands (+14))
Daylight savings:None
Main languages:Kiribati, English
Currency: Australian dollars (AUD)

1 = $1.47, $1 = $1.32, £1 = $1.75

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.kiInternational Dialling Code:    686

For help planning your trip to Kiribati including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Kiribati trip planning page.

Further information on Kiribati

Discover more about Kiribati - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of kiribati

Total area: 811 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 1,143 km (Pacific Ocean)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: unnamed location on Banaba (81m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Kiribati from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomRepressed 164/179
Press FreedomNo Data -
ILGA LGBT rightsNo rights -
Corruption PerceptionsNo Data -
Overall Ranking:    110/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Republic of Kiribati     Status: Independent Country

Population: 104,488 (rank: 182/196)     Density: 128.8 people/sq km (rank: 67/196)

Ethnic groups: Micronesian 98.8%, other 1.2% (2000 census)

Religions: Roman Catholic 52%, Protestant (Congregational) 40%, other (includes Seventh-Day Adventist, Muslim, Baha'i, Latter-day Saints, Church of God) 8% (1999)

GDP (PPP): $0.698 billion       GDP per capita: $6,400 (rank: 118/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.