in Funafuti, Tuvalu

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
  • PACMAN Pacific Atoll Coastal Monitoring and Analysis Network Site (observation point, (3 mi)
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-8.524 and 179.194 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -8° 31' 27" and E 179° 11' 39"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - AUD
Spoken languages:
English, Samoan
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:37 AM (Monday)
Timezone: Pacific/Funafuti
UTC/GMT offset: 12 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:05 am and 6:02 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
8.467 and -0.751 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Tuvalu in Polynesia

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Tuvalu.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Tuvalu. Last Update: 2021-04-11 08:33:56

Discover Funafuti

Funafuti in Funafuti with it's 4,492 citizens is a place in Tuvalu. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Funafuti is now 10:37 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Funafuti with an UTC offset of 12 hours. We know of 1 airports near Funafuti. The closest airport in Tuvalu is Funafuti International Airport in a distance of 0 mi (or 0 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

We encountered 1 points of interest in the vicinity of this place.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Savave Village, Asau Village, Tanrake Village, Kulia Village and Toga Village. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 29°C / 84 °F

Morning Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Evening Temperature 29°C / 84 °F
Night Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Chance of rainfall 7%
Air Humidity 68%
Air Pressure 1011 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 6 km/h (4 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 12th of April 2021

29°C (83 °F)
29°C (84 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, few clouds.

Tuesday, 13th of April 2021

29°C (84 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 14th of April 2021

28°C (82 °F)
28°C (83 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Approaching : Funafuti, TUVALU #1

Published: May 22, 2007
Length: 23:58 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Masabaneko W

flight approaching to the Tuval, Funafuti Int'l airport.

Funafuti International Airport - taxiing to runway

Published: October 13, 2013
Length: 03:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: djwilson25

ATR42 taxiing over the road, past the fire engine and parked cars, and out onto the runway at Funafuti International Airport, Tuvalu.

Rockeria - IF-USP 2012 Jailbreak & Journey

Published: July 25, 2013
Length: 21:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: BandaROCKERIA

Musicas de ACDC e Journey tocadas pela banda ROCKERIA de São Paulo na USP em festa do Instituto de Física.

Bridget Kyoto prédit les résultats du sommet de Rio.

Published: June 20, 2012
Length: 17:10 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Bridget Kyoto

La Minute Nécessaire de Bridget Kyoto : Les sommets écologiques, c'est inutile et ça pollue beaucoup. C'est pour ça que Bridget n'est pas allée à Rio+20. D'ailleurs, pas besoin de bouger...

Tuvalu by bicycle #5

Published: January 29, 2012
Length: 04:46 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: djwilson25

The 5th instalment of the "Tuvalu by Bicycle" series sees us starting in downtown Vaiaku (if you can call it that...) near the government office and airport terminal, and heading along Tuvalu...

Tuvalu by bicycle #6

Published: February 04, 2012
Length: 02:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: djwilson25

Number 6 in the Tuvalu by bicycle series. Trundling along Fongafale Road that heads north from the Vaiaku Lagi Hotel, through the "suburbs" of Fongafale Island, Tuvalu, in April 2010 on a...

2010-03-23公視晚間新聞(吐瓦魯人民熱情洋溢 總統到訪隨之起舞)

Published: March 24, 2010
Length: 55:05 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: PTS 台灣公共電視


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Vaiaku Lagi Hotel

The Vaiaku Langi Hotel, or Vaiaku Lagi Hotel, is situated in Funafuti, in the Pacific island nation of Tuvalu. See also: Fongafale and Funafuti

Located at -8.52366, 179.195 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Hotels in Tuvalu, Funafuti

Tuvalu Sports Ground

Tuvalu Sports Ground is a multi-use stadium in Funafuti, Tuvalu. It is currently used mostly for football and rugby matches. The stadium holds 1,500 people. It is the only stadium in Tuvalu so that all football tournaments are played at the stadium: A-Division; Independence Cup; NBT Cup; Tuvalu Games and also the Christmas Cup. The roof of the stadium has been adorned with photovoltaic solar panels and supplies approximately 5% of the electricity needs for Funafuti.

Located at -8.52389, 179.199 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Tuvalu


Fatato is an uninhabited isle (motu) of Funafuti, Tuvalu. In 2003 the Asian Pacific Network (APN) chose this island for a systematic study of its coast in relation to the impact of global climate change on atolls.

Located at -8.55, 179.183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Tuvalu, Islands claimed under the Guano Islands Act, Funafuti


Funafuti is an atoll that forms the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu. It has a population of 4,492 (2002 Census), making it the most populated atoll in the country. It is a narrow sweep of land between 20 and 400 metres wide, encircling a large lagoon 18 km long and 14 km wide. With a surface of 275 km², it is by far the largest lagoon in Tuvalu. The land area of the 33 islets aggregates to 2.4 km², less than one percent of the total area of the atoll.

Located at -8.51667, 179.217 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Atolls of Tuvalu, Capitals in Oceania, Islands claimed under the Guano Islands Act, Funafuti

Districts of the same city

These districts belong to Funafuti.

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Funafuti.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fongafale, Funafuti, Φουναφούτι, Fongafale (atolón de Funafuti), FUN