Kiribati

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Official name:Republic of Kiribati
Capital:Tarawa
Area:total: 811 sq km
note: includes three island groups - Gilbert Islands, Line Islands, Phoenix Islands
water: 0 sq km
land: 811 sq km
Climate:tropical; marine, hot and humid, moderated by trade winds
Location:Oceania, group of 33 coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, straddling the equator; the capital Tarawa is about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia; note - on 1 January 1995, Kiribati proclaimed that all of its territory lies in the same time zone as its Gilbert Islands group (GMT +12) even though the Phoenix Islands and the Line Islands under its jurisdiction lie on the other side of the International Date Line
Geographic coordinates:1 25 N, 173 00 E
Comparative Area:four times the size of Washington, DC
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:1,143 km
Terrain:mostly low-lying coral atolls surrounded by extensive reefs
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: unnamed location on Banaba 81 m

Map of Kiribati

Map of Kiribati

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