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.
|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|
|National Day||12 Jul 1979|
|Religion||Christian, Baháʼí Faith|
|Currency||Kiribati dollar, Australian dollar|
|Head of government||President|
|Driving side||Drive on the Left-hand side|
|Total area||811 km2 (313 sq mi)|
|Timezone||UTC+12, +13, +14|
|Average elevation||1.8 m (6 feet)|
|Mains electricity||240 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Kiribati is Frigatebird
The National flower of Kiribati is Plumeria Frangipanis. Botanical name is Plumeria.
The National bird of Kiribati is Yellow frigate bird