Capital: Funafuti

Population: 10,140 (estimated n 2015)

Currency: Tuvaluan Dollar (TVD)

Official Languages: Tuvaluan, English

Unofficial Languages: Samoan, Kiribati

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Polynesian, Micronesian

Largest Cities: Funafuti, Alapi Village, Fakaifou Village

Main Sport: Football, Futsal, Volleyball, Rugby

Political System: Parliamentary Democracy

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1) 

Commonwealth Day (March 14)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter (March 26-28)

Gospel Day (May 9)

Queen’s Birthday (June 11)

Children’s Day (August 1)

Independence Day (October 3-4)

Prince Wales Birthday (November 14)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 27)

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