Tuvalu was known as Ellice Islands earlier. It is located between Australia and Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean. Six atolls and three reef islands make the whole of Tuvalu. Tuvalu is the fourth smallest country of the world. Tuvalu comes at third position in the list of least populated areas of the world.
The isolation of Tuvalu has made it possible for the islands of the country to retain their natural beauty. It is a corner place in the vast Pacific Ocean and hence a very quiet and peaceful place. Tuvalu has a natural aura that is actually the main attraction for the tourists of Oceania region for coming to Tuvalu. The remote country is an ideal place to enjoy a relaxed holiday.
Tuvalu is endowed with many beautiful features like lagoons, magnificent atolls, coral reefs, etc. Two major tourists’ attractions in Tuvalu are Funafuti Atoll and Nanumea. There are other unique places in Nanumea also.
The culture of Tuvalu has a distinct touch of Polynesian culture. Tourists will be glad to have a first-hand experience with the social organizations, age old crafts, arts, music, etc. of the Tuvalu culture.
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