National Symbols of Kiribati

Kiribati is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Kiribati is Tarawa.

The official language is Gilbertese and the Kiribati dollar, Australian dollar is the currency of the Kiribati. The domain is .ki and the country code is +686.

National day is celebrated on 12 Jul 1979. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Kiribati is no exception.

In Kiribati, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Kiribati people. Karewe is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Kiribati. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Teresia Teaiwa represent a national Kiribati symbol.

The country was founded by Sir Ieremia Tienang Tabai. The current president of Kiribati is Taneti Maamau.

In Kiribati the power plugs and sockets are of type I. The standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Kiribati national anthem was written by Urium Tamuera Ioteba and composed by Urium Tamuera Ioteba.

Country information

Official name(s) The Republic of Kiribati
Alternative name(s) Ribaberiki ni Kiribati (official, Gilbertese)
Regional location Oceania, group of 33 coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, straddling the Equator; the capital Tarawa is about half way between Hawaii and Australia
Country name etymology An adaptation of "Gilbert", from the former European name the "Gilbert Islands".
Climate Tropical; marine, hot and humid, moderated by trade winds
Terrain Mostly low-lying coral atolls surrounded by extensive reefs
Population 119,449
National Day 12 Jul 1979
Language(s) Gilbertese
Religion Christian, Baháʼí Faith
Country code +686
Literacy rate N/A
Currency Kiribati dollar, Australian dollar
Capital city Tarawa
ISO KIR
Domain(TLD) .ki
Ethnicity Gilbertese
Head of government President
Nationality Kiribati
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 811 km2 (313 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+12, +13, +14
Average elevation 1.8 m (6 feet)
Coastline 1,143 Km
Mains electricity 240 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Kiribati

Flag map of Kiribati

Motto of Kiribati

Te mauri, te raoi ao te tabomoa -"Health, Peace and Prosperity"

National animal of Kiribati

The National animal of Kiribati is Frigatebird

National Animal of Kiribati - Frigatebird

National flower of Kiribati

The National flower of Kiribati is Plumeria Frangipanis. Botanical name is Plumeria.

National flower of Kiribati - Plumeria Frangipanis

National bird of Kiribati

The National bird of Kiribati is Yellow frigate bird

National bird of Kiribati - Yellow frigate bird

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