Tuvalu (GPS: 8 00 S, 178 00 E) is located in Oceania, an island group consisting of nine coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about halfway from Hawaii to Australia. The country’s area measurements are total: 26 sq km; land: 26 sq km, water: 0 sq km. This sovereign state is 0.1 times the size of Washington, DC. The total irrigated land is 0 sq km (2012).
One of the important features of Tuvalu: One of the smallest and most remote countries on Earth. Six of the nine coral atolls – Nanumea, Nui, Vaitupu, Nukufetau, Funafuti, and Nukulaelae – have lagoons open to the ocean. Nanumaya and Niutao have landlocked lagoons. Niulakita does not have a lagoon.