Funafuti


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capital of Tuvalu

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The plant located on Funafuti - the most populated atoll that hosts the capital of the Tuvalu island nation - was funded by the $50 million UAE-Pacific Partnership Fund through the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development.
In a survey of residents of Funafuti, the capital of Tuvalu, Barnett discovered a frequently cited reason for people's reluctance to leave their homeland and work overseas is their deep attachment to the low-stress island way of life centred around family and social networks.
Classroom break: Nauru is a Micronesian island nation with no official capital and an estimated population of around 13,770, while Tuvalu is a set of islands in Oceania with an even smaller population whose capital Funafuti sounds more like something off a kids' dessert menu than the seat of parliament.
The new 40-kilowatt facility, set up in a soccer stadium in Funafuti atoll, the capital, can serve the power needs of about 50 of the country's 1,700 households while reducing carbon dioxide emissions by around 50 tons a year, Kansai Electric said.
Her travels extend to the Funafuti atoll, where rising sea levels are an immediate threat to inhabitants, not just an environmentalist's talking point, Whitty writes.
Landing at Funafuti, the capital, is an experience.
Most followers of other religions or denominations are found in Funafuti, the capital, with the exception of the relatively large proportion of followers of the Baha'i Faith on Nanumea Island.
Half its 11,000 people are crammed on the 30-hectare Funafuti Atoll giving it a population density rivalling Hong Kong.
The island of Funafuti is just twelve kilometers long.
He bases this on data collected from tide gauges installed across the Pacific in the past 10 years, including a gauge at Funafuti, Tuvalu's capital.
Funafuti, Tuvalu -- The Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau has just released to the public a complete set of commemorative stamps to document the ground breaking relationship it has formed with the Los Angeles based Internet company, The .
South Tarawa, in Kiribati, obtains much of its freshwater from the Bonriki groundwater lens, whereas Funafuti in Tuvalu relies almost entirely on roof catchment and storage of rainwater.
He gave the name Ellice to the large atoll of Funafuti in honour of his friend and benefactor, Edward Ellice, MP for Coventry.
Based on one of the islands, Funafuti, with only his secretary, translator and general side-kick Laita to help him understand the way things worked, he learned to deal with rapes, murders, incest and the extremely serious crime of pig theft.