National Symbols of Tuvalu

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

The official language is Tuvaluan and the Australian dollar, Tuvaluan dollar is the currency of the Tuvalu. The domain is .tv and the country code is +688.

National day is celebrated on 1 Oct 1978. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Tuvalu is no exception.

In Tuvalu, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Tuvaluan people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Tuvalu. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Tuvaluan symbol.

The country was founded by Toaripi Lauti. and Kausea Natano is the Prime Minister.

In Tuvalu the power plugs and sockets are of type I. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Tuvaluan national anthem was written by Afaese Manoa and composed by Afaese Manoa.

Country information

Official name(s) Tuvalu
Alternative name(s) Ellice Islands (colonial name, English)
Regional location Oceania, island group consisting of nine coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia
Country name etymology "Eight Islands" or "eight standing with each other" in Tuvaluan.
Climate Tropical; moderated by easterly trade winds (March to November); westerly gales and heavy rain (November to March)
Terrain Low-lying and narrow coral atolls
Population 11,792
National Day 1 Oct 1978
Language(s) Tuvaluan
Religion Christianity
Country code +688
Literacy rate 99%
Currency Australian dollar, Tuvaluan dollar
Capital city Funafuti
Domain(TLD) .tv
Ethnicity Tuvaluans
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Tuvaluan
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 26 km2 (10 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+12
Average elevation 4.6 m
Coastline 24 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Tuvalu

Flag map of Tuvalu

Motto of Tuvalu

Tuvalu mo te Atua -"Tuvalu for the Almighty"

National animal of Tuvalu

The National animal of Tuvalu is Pantropical spotted dolphin

National Animal of Tuvalu - Pantropical spotted dolphin

National flower of Tuvalu

The National flower of Tuvalu is Hibiscus tiliaceus. Botanical name is Hibiscus tiliaceus.

National flower of Tuvalu - Hibiscus tiliaceus

National bird of Tuvalu

The National bird of Tuvalu is Not Declared

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Tuvaluan Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

The white flower has bloomed; it is time to sleep outside.

Listen to the wisdom of the toothless ones.

Life is like this: sometimes sun, sometimes rain.

Idleness is to be dead in the limbs but alive within.

Each bay, its own wind.

Don’t do today what you probably can leave undone tomorrow as well.

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