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Tuvalu

Definition/Scope: Country in the west-central Pacific Ocean. It is composed of nine small coral islands scattered in a chain lying approximately northwest to southeast over a distance of some 420 miles. The islands are small, and Tuvalu has a land area of less than 10 square miles.



Used For:

Ellice Island

Acronym:

TUV
TV

Broader Terms:

independent states (by name)
Polynesia

Narrower Terms:

Funafuti, Tuvalu
Nanomea, Tuvalu
Nanumanga, Tuvalu
Niutao, Tuvalu
Nui, Tuvalu
Nukufatau, Tuvalu
Nukulaelae, Tuvalu
Nurakita, Tuvalu
Vaitupo, Tuvalu

Related Terms:

UN members


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