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Overview of Tuvalu

Officially name: Tuvalu

Capital: Funafuti

Official language: Tuvaluan, English

Government: Parliamentary Democracy & Constitutional monarchy

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Funafuti is the capital of Tuvalu

Funafuti is the capital of Tuvalu. It is a true atoll that consists of 30 islands, or motu, as called by the Tuvaluans, surrounding a lagoon 20 kilometres north to south by 11 kilometres east to west.

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Tuvalu Health Care and Vaccinations

Travellers are recommended to take out full medical insurance before departure. Tuvalu's only hospital is in Funafuti; the outer islands only have trained nurses. More serious and complicated problems may require medicinal evacuation to Fiji or Australia.