People [1]


Population 11,508 (2018)
Population Growth Rate 1.206 annual % (2018)
Age Dependency Ratio Data Unavailable
Urban Population 62.387 % of total (2018)
Infant Mortality Rate 20.6 per 1,000 live births (2018)
Life Expectancy at Birth Data Unavailable
Age distribution Data Unavailable

Energy [2]


Data Unavailable


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Natural Gas

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Other [3]


Airports 1 (2013)
Cellular Telephones 7,600 (2016 est.)
Highways 8 km (2011)
Internet Users 5,042 (2016 est.)
Telephones 2,000 (2018 est.)

Geography & Environment

LocationOceania, island group consisting of nine coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia
Total Area26 sq. km
Land Area26 sq. km
Water Area0 sq. km
Coastline24 km
Climatetropical; moderated by easterly trade winds (March to November); westerly gales and heavy rain (November to March)
Terrainlow-lying and narrow coral atolls
Lowest PointPacific Ocean 0 m
Highest Point unnamed location 5 m


  1. The World Bank Date Accessed: 9/6/2019
  2. U.S. Energy Information Administration
  3. CIA World Factbook Date Accessed: 5/9/2020