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Kiribati
Kiribati

Tarawa Atoll

The permanent population is over 119,000, more than half of whom live on Tarawa atoll.
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KIRIBATI

Oceania

KIRIBATI

Oceania

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Capital: Tarawa

Location: Oceania, group of 32 coral atolls and one raised coral island in the Pacific Ocean, straddling the Equator; the capital Tarawa is about halfway between Hawaii and Australia

Government: Republic of Kiribati

Currency: Australian dollars (AUD)

Area: 811 sq km

Population: 113,001 (July 2021 est.)

Languages: I-Kiribati, English (official)

Religion: Roman Catholic 57.3%, Kiribati Uniting Church 31.3%, Christ of Jesus Christ 5.3%, Baha'i 2.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 1.9%, other 2.1% (2015 est.)

TimeZone: UTC+12

Tel Code: +686

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