Capital - Tarawa
Population - 110,000
Area - 811 km²
Density - 135.64 inhabitants per km²
Currency - AUD
Official language – English, Gilbertese
Located in the central tropical Pacific Ocean, the Republic of Kiribati, is an island nation composed of 32 atolls and one raised coral island, dispersed over 3.5 million square kilometres, straddling the equator, and bordering the International Date Line at its easternmost point. Having many islands blesses the nation with numerous beaches, the beauty of the surrounding lavish blue Pacific Ocean, a splendid marine environment, diverse plant and animal species and many natural features in the islands, Kiribati has something to offer everyone. Kiribati is famous all over the world for its Christmas Island - the largest coral atoll in the world, with more than 100 lakes or ponds dotting the interior that support a huge number of birds. Butaritari - the Kiribati's greenest island - also deserves a visit. Besides natural attractions in Kiribari can be found a lot of historical sites that transcends archaeological finds, ancient ruins and remnants of lost civilizations. Some of the most famous, yet tragic, historical sites in the world that reminds the World War II can be found on Tarawa island.