from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- The capital of Tuvalu, on Funafuti Island in the southern Pacific Ocean. Population: 4,740.
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The capital and largest city is Fongafale, on Funafuti. continue at Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition.
Fongafale (largest island Tuvalu 8 30 S 179 12 E of Funafuti)
Funafuti (capital, former Tuvalu 8 30 S 179 12 E name for Fongafale)