Tuvalu Country in Oceania information and photo – Tuvalu flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Tuvalu, in the South Pacific, is an independent island nation within the British Commonwealth. Its 9 islands comprise small, sparsely populated atolls and reef islands with palm-fringed beaches and WWII sites. Off Funafuti atoll, the capital, the Funafuti Conservation Area offers calm waters for diving and snorkeling among sea turtles and tropical fish. The marine area includes several uninhabited islets sheltering sea birds.
Area: 10.04 mi²
Population: 9,876 (2013) World Bank
Gross domestic product: 38.32 million USD (2013) World Bank
GDP per capita: 3,880.35 USD (2013) World Bank
Currencies: Australian dollar, Tuvaluan dollar