Central address: Te Auala O Fongafale, Vaiaku, Tuvalu
Time Zone: Pacific/Funafuti
Latitude: 8° 31' 16.1292'' S
Longitude: 179° 11' 46.2948'' E
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. It has a population of 6,025 people, making it the country's most populated atoll, with 56.6 percent of Tuvalu's population. It is a narrow sweep of land between 20 and 400 metres (66 and 1,312 feet) wide, encircling a large lagoon (Te Namo) 18 km (11 miles) long and 14 km (9 miles) wide. The average depth in the Funafuti lagoon is about 20 fathoms (36.5 metres or 120 feet). With a surface of 275 square kilometres (106.2 sq mi), it is by far the largest lagoon in Tuvalu. The land area of the 33 islets aggregates to 2.4 square kilometres (0.9 sq mi), less than one percent of the total area of the atoll. Cargo ships can enter Funafuti's lagoon and dock at the port facilities on Fongafale.
The latitude of Funafuti is -8.521147, and the longitude is 179.196193. Funafuti is a city is located at Tuvalu with the gps coordinates of 8° 31' 16.1292'' S and 179° 11' 46.2948'' E. The elevation of Funafuti is 4.359, the time zone is Pacific/Funafuti.
|Elevation||4.359||DMS Lat||8° 31' 16.1292'' S|
|DMS Lng||179° 11' 46.2948'' E||GeoHASH||ryrrt8y8tzn41|
|UTM Zone||60L||UTM Easting||741758.04843635|
|UTM Northing||9057400.66768042||Time Zone||Pacific/Funafuti|