Country Data Sets for Pacific Biodiversity Information
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Capital: No capital
Population: 1,466 (2006 census)
Land Area: 12 sq km
No. of Islands: 3
Lat/Long: 9′S, 172′W
Terrain: a low coral atolls.
Climate:tropical with regular tradewinds. Little variation between seasons
Common Flora: Coconut, pandanus, breadfruit, taro, banana, and papaya are the most common plants.
Common Fauna: Migratory sea birds are often seen, while rats, lizards, pigs and chickens were all introduced by humans.
Notes: Each island has an administrative center, rather than a country-wide capital.