Tuvalu

  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman's Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Formerly known as the Ellice Islands, Tuvalu is a group of nine islands in the western central Pacific. Joining the British controlled Gilbert Islands ProtectoraThe in 1916, they became the Gilbert and Ellice Islands colony.

Keywords

Shipping Income Wharf Teii 

Further Reading

  1. Bennetts, P. and Wheeler, T., Time and Tide: The Islands of Tuvalu. 2001Google Scholar
  2. National Statistical Office: Ministry of Finance, Economic Planning and Industries, Private Bag, Vaiaku, Funafuti.Google Scholar
  3. Website: http://www.spc.int/prism/country/tv/stats

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  • Barry Turner

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