What country does Tuvalu belong to?

What country does Tuvalu belong to?

the Commonwealth
On 1 October 1978, Tuvalu became fully independent as a sovereign state within the Commonwealth, with Elizabeth II as Queen of Tuvalu. On 5 September 2000, Tuvalu became the 189th member of the United Nations….

Ethnic groups 96% Tuvaluans 4% Others
Religion Christianity (Church of Tuvalu)
Demonym(s) Tuvaluan

What makes Tuvalu so special?

Tuvalu is one of the smallest countries in the world. To put that into perspective, 23,000 people work at the Pentagon, which is a single building! In terms of total area, the country has only 26 km2 (10 mi2) of land, making it the third smallest country behind Monaco and Nauru.

Is Tuvaluan English speaking country?

Tuvaluan and English are the official languages of Tuvalu but English is not spoken in daily use. Parliament and official functions are conducted in Tuvaluan. Tuvaluan: is distantly related to all other Polynesian languages such as Hawaiian, Māori, Tahitian, Rapa Nui, Samoan and Tongan.

What do people in Tuvalu do for fun?

Of course during the day it’s too hot and humid to be outside, but come late afternoon, people gather there to walk and talk or play soccer, volleyball or touch football. Join in, watch from the grassy sidelines or just enjoy the open space and cooling sea breeze.

How do you say hello in Tuvalu?

Some simple words and phrases you might like to try during Vaiaso o te Gana Tuvalu / Tuvalu Language Week….Te Gana Tuvalu.

Tuvalu English Pronunciation
Fakatalofa Hello Fah-car-tah-law-fah ah-two
Tofa la Goodbye Tall-far ear
Fakamolemole Please Fah-car-maw-leh-maw-leh

Does Tuvalu have television?

Set ownership in Tuvalu is nine per one thousand people, and there are no television stations operating in the country (and only one radio station).

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