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Funafuti is an atoll and the capital of the island country of Tuvalu.

It has a populace of 6,025 individuals, making it the nation’s most populated atoll, with 56.6 percent of Tuvalu’s populace. It is a thin range of land somewhere in the range of 20 and 400 meters (66 and 1,312 feet) wide, circling an enormous tidal pond (Te Namo) 18 km (11 miles) in length and 14 km (9 miles) wide.

The normal profundity in the Funafuti tidal pond is around 20 comprehends (36.5 meters or 120 feet). With a surface of 275 square kilometers (106.2 sq mi), it is by a wide margin the biggest tidal pond in Tuvalu. The land zone of the 33 islets totals to 2.4 square kilometers (0.9 sq mi), short of what one percent of the all out zone of the atoll. Freight boats can enter Funafuti’s tidal pond and dock at the port offices on Fongafale.

The capital of Tuvalu is once in a while given as Fongafale or Vaiaku, in any case, the whole atoll of Funafuti is authoritatively the capital since it contains a solitary nearby government.