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Oceanian countries and their capitals

Oceania1. INTRODUCTION

Below you can find a list with all the current Oceanian countries and their capitals (2018).

I hope you find the information interesting.

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2. OCEANIAN COUNTRIES AND THEIR CAPITALS (14)

  1. Australia: Canberra
  2. Fiji: Suva
  3. Kiribati: Tarawa¹
  4. Marshall: Islands Majuro
  5. Micronesia: Palikir
  6. Nauru: Yaren
  7. New Zealand: Wellington
  8. Palau: Melekeok or Ngerulmud²
  9. Papua New Guinea: Port Moresby
  10. Samoa: Apia
  11. Solomon Islands: Honiara
  12. Tonga: Nukualofa
  13. Tuvalu: Funafuti, Fongafale or Vaiaku³
  14. Vanuatu: Port Vila

 

3. MAP WITH THE LOCATION OF THE COUNTRIES IN OCEANIA

 

 

4. NOTES AND CLARIFICATIONS

  1. The capital of Kiribati, according the one of the country’s government website (.gov.ki), is Tarawa.
  2. The capital of Palau varies according to the sources:
    • According to Wikipedia, the CIA and the automatic results of the Google search engine is: Ngerulmud.
    • According to the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Royal Spanish Academy, the capital is: Melekeok.
  3. The capital of Tuvalu varies according to the sources:
    • According to Wikipedia, the automatic results of the Google search engine and the CIA are: Funafuti.
    • According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Spain is: Vaiaku (the town where you find the administrative offices). (*) It also appears as administrative capital in the CIA World Factbook.
    • According to the Royal Spanish Academy is: Fongafale (the island where Vaiaku is located).

 

5. REFERENCES

  • Kiribatitourism.gov.ki (2018). About Kiribati. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Wikipedia.org (2018). Tuvalu. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Wikipedia.org (2018). Palaos. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Cia.gov (2018). The World Factbook > Tuvalu. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Cia.gov (2018). The World Factbook > Palau. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Gobierno de España (2018). Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, Unión Europea y Cooperación > Oficina de información diplomática > Ficha de país: Tuvalu. Text in Spanish. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Gobierno de España (2018). Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores, Unión Europea y Cooperación > Oficina de información diplomática > Ficha de país: Palaos. Text in Spanish. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Saberespractico.com (2018). Países y capitales de Oceanía. Text in Spanish. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Un.org – United Nations (2018). Member States. Avaliable [HERE].
  • Google Maps (2018). Map with the location of all the sovereign oceanian countries (created by learnertrip.com). Avaliable [HERE].
 
 

Javier

PhD in Education. From Spain. Living everywhere. Passionate about learning and sharing. Welcome to Learner Trip!

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