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    Tuvalu Geography - 1990
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    SOURCE: 1990 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Total area: 26 km2
      land area: 26 km2

      Comparative area: about 0.1 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 24 km

      Maritime claims:

      Extended economic zone: 200 nm;

      Territorial sea: 12 nm

      Climate: tropical; moderated by easterly trade winds (March to November); westerly gales and heavy rain (November to March)

      Terrain: very low-lying and narrow coral atolls

      Natural resources: fish

      Land use: 0% arable land; 0% permanent crops; 0% meadows and pastures; 0% forest and woodland; 100% other

      Environment: severe tropical storms are rare

      Note: located 3,000 km east of Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific Ocean

      NOTE: The information regarding Tuvalu on this page is re-published from the 1990 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Tuvalu Geography 1990 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Tuvalu Geography 1990 should be addressed to the CIA.

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