Travel Information for Tuvalu
Time zone:GMT +12 (Tuvalu standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:Tuvaluan, English Other languages:    Samoan, Kiribati
Currency: Australian dollars (AUD)

1 = $1.47, $1 = $1.32, £1 = $1.75

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.tvInternational Dialling Code:    688

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

Further information on Tuvalu

Discover more about Tuvalu - 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 tuvalu

Total area: 26 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 24 km (Pacific Ocean)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: unnamed location (5m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Tuvalu 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 FreedomNo Data -
Press FreedomNo Data -
ILGA LGBT rightsNo rights -
Corruption PerceptionsNo Data -
Overall Ranking:    98/195

Other Data & Links

Status: Independent Country

Population: 10,782 (rank: 194/196)     Density: 414.6 people/sq km (rank: 16/196)

Ethnic groups: Polynesian 96%, Micronesian 4%

Religions: Church of Tuvalu (Congregationalist) 97%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4%, Baha'i 1%, other 0.6%

GDP (PPP): $0.04 billion       GDP per capita: $3,500 (rank: 143/195)

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