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Tuvalu

Capital :Funafuti

Land Area : 26 sq km

Head of Government : Prime Minister Maatia Toafa (since 11 October 2004)

Population :11,636 (July 2005 est.)

Major Languages :Tuvaluan, English, Samoan, Kiribati (on the island of Nui)

Major Religion(s) : Church of Tuvalu (Congregationalist) 97%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4%, Baha'i 1%, other 0.6%

Date of Joining : 1978

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