What is the Latitude and Longitude on Kiribati? give me some more idea about the country.
Latitude of Kiribati is:1.4167 and Longitude of Kiribati is: 173
Kiribati is an island country in the central Pacific Ocean. It comprises of 32 atolls and an elevated coral island. Kiribati has been an independent nation since 1979. Tarawa is the capital city of Kiribati while South Tarawa is it?s largest city. The total area to which Kiribati spans over is 811 square kilometres. Located at the geographical coordinates of 1.4167° North and 173° East, this country has a total population of around 98,000 people. The group of islands that make-up the country of Kiribati are Banaba Islands, Gilbert Islands, Phoenix Islands and Line Islands. The most elevated peak in Kiribati is located in Banaba at a height of 266 feet.
Kiribati has a tropical type of climate with hot and humid weather for most part of the year. The temperature though is moderated by the trade winds coming from the ocean.
Researchers have claimed that Kiribati?s land is going to submerge in water in few years due to global warming. Thus the government of Kiribati has asked Australian and New Zealand government to accept their citizens as permanent refugees.
Kiribati is one of the poorest countries in the world. After exhaustion of phosphates, Copra and fish form much of the exported products. Tourism also to some extent generates revenues necessary to take Kiribati?s economy forward. New Zealand and Australia have been financially aiding Kiribati and its other trading partner includes Japan, Germany, USA and France.
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