Country Information for Kiribati (KIR)
French Kiribati
Spanish Kiribati
English Kiribati
Capital Bairiki      1°  20' N      172°  59' E      
Note Part of the former Gilbert and Ellice Islands. Independent in 1979 from United Kingdom. Comprises 8 of the 11 atolls/islands of the Line Is (or Equatorial Islands), the 3 others being grouped with the United States Minor Outlying Islands.
Geographic Region Oceania, south of Marshall Islands.
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