OCTOBER 1: Tuvalu: a date with history

Greetings to the citizens of Tuvalu on their Independence Day.
Name: Tuvalu
Region: Oceania-Polynesia
Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)
Official language: Tuvaluan, English
Surface area: 26 sq.km
Population: 11,000
Capital city: Funafuti
UN Membership date: September 5, 2000

Map of Tuvalu
Map of Tuvalu

flag of Tuvalu
Flag of Tuvalu

coat of arms of Tuvalu
Coat of Arms of Tuvalu

Funafuti beach
Beach in Funafuti, capital of Tuvalu

Funafuti school
School in Funafuti

white tern found in Tuvalu
White tern

red jungle fowl found in Tuvalu
Redjungle fowl

Pantropical spotted dolphin found in Tuvalu
Pantropical spotted dolphin

Crested tern found in Tuvalu
Crested Tern

brown booby tern found in Tuvalu
Brown booby tern

Image courtesy: Denelson83, Stefan Lins, mrlins, Noodle snacks, Brian Gratwicke and wikipedia

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