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Map references: ਍㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ Oceania਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ

Area:
਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 㰀椀㸀琀漀琀愀氀㨀㰀⼀椀㸀 ㄀㈀Ⰰ㄀㠀㤀 猀焀 欀洀ഀ ਍ഀ ਍㰀戀爀㸀嬀猀攀攀 愀氀猀漀㨀 㰀愀 栀爀攀昀㴀∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀瀀栀漀琀椀甀猀⸀挀漀洀⼀爀愀渀欀椀渀最猀⼀最攀漀最爀愀瀀栀礀⼀琀漀琀愀氀开愀爀攀愀开猀焀开欀洀开㈀ ㄀㈀开 ⸀栀琀洀氀∀ 琀愀爀最攀琀㴀∀开戀氀愀渀欀∀㸀㰀甀㸀䄀爀攀愀 ⴀ 琀漀琀愀氀 挀漀甀渀琀爀礀 爀愀渀欀猀㰀⼀甀㸀㰀⼀愀㸀 崀ഀഀ
country comparison to the world: 164 ਍ ഀ
land: 12,189 sq km਍ ഀ ਍㰀戀爀㸀嬀猀攀攀 愀氀猀漀㨀 㰀愀 栀爀攀昀㴀∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀瀀栀漀琀椀甀猀⸀挀漀洀⼀爀愀渀欀椀渀最猀⼀最攀漀最爀愀瀀栀礀⼀氀愀渀搀开愀爀攀愀开猀焀开欀洀开㈀ ㄀㈀开 ⸀栀琀洀氀∀ 琀愀爀最攀琀㴀∀开戀氀愀渀欀∀㸀㰀甀㸀䄀爀攀愀 ⴀ 氀愀渀搀 挀漀甀渀琀爀礀 爀愀渀欀猀㰀⼀甀㸀㰀⼀愀㸀 崀ഀഀ
water: 0 sq km਍ ഀ ਍㰀戀爀㸀嬀猀攀攀 愀氀猀漀㨀 㰀愀 栀爀攀昀㴀∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀瀀栀漀琀椀甀猀⸀挀漀洀⼀爀愀渀欀椀渀最猀⼀最攀漀最爀愀瀀栀礀⼀眀愀琀攀爀开愀爀攀愀开猀焀开欀洀开㈀ ㄀㈀开 ⸀栀琀洀氀∀ 琀愀爀最攀琀㴀∀开戀氀愀渀欀∀㸀㰀甀㸀䄀爀攀愀 ⴀ 眀愀琀攀爀 挀漀甀渀琀爀礀 爀愀渀欀猀㰀⼀甀㸀㰀⼀愀㸀 崀ഀഀ
਍ 㰀攀洀㸀渀漀琀攀㨀㰀⼀攀洀㸀㰀⼀椀㸀 椀渀挀氀甀搀攀猀 洀漀爀攀 琀栀愀渀 㠀  椀猀氀愀渀搀猀Ⰰ 愀戀漀甀琀 㘀㔀 漀昀 眀栀椀挀栀 愀爀攀 椀渀栀愀戀椀琀攀搀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 㰀瀀㸀㰀戀㸀㰀愀 栀爀攀昀 㴀 ∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀琀栀攀漀搀漀爀愀⸀挀漀洀⼀眀昀戀⼀眀昀戀㈀   ⼀搀攀昀椀渀椀琀椀漀渀猀⸀栀琀洀氀⌀愀爀攀愀开挀漀洀瀀愀爀愀琀椀瘀攀∀㸀䄀爀攀愀 ⴀ 挀漀洀瀀愀爀愀琀椀瘀攀㨀㰀⼀愀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ slightly larger than Connecticut਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ

Land boundaries:
਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍   欀洀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ഀഀ
[see also: Land boundaries country ranks ]਍ ഀ ਍ 㰀瀀㸀㰀戀㸀㰀愀 栀爀攀昀 㴀 ∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀琀栀攀漀搀漀爀愀⸀挀漀洀⼀眀昀戀⼀眀昀戀㈀   ⼀搀攀昀椀渀椀琀椀漀渀猀⸀栀琀洀氀⌀挀漀愀猀琀氀椀渀攀∀㸀䌀漀愀猀琀氀椀渀攀㨀㰀⼀愀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ 2,528 km਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍㰀戀爀㸀嬀猀攀攀 愀氀猀漀㨀 㰀愀 栀爀攀昀㴀∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀瀀栀漀琀椀甀猀⸀挀漀洀⼀爀愀渀欀椀渀最猀⼀最攀漀最爀愀瀀栀礀⼀挀漀愀猀琀氀椀渀攀开㈀ ㄀㈀开 ⸀栀琀洀氀∀ 琀愀爀最攀琀㴀∀开戀氀愀渀欀∀㸀㰀甀㸀䌀漀愀猀琀氀椀渀攀 挀漀甀渀琀爀礀 爀愀渀欀猀㰀⼀甀㸀㰀⼀愀㸀 崀ഀഀ ਍ഀ

Maritime claims:
਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 洀攀愀猀甀爀攀搀 昀爀漀洀 挀氀愀椀洀攀搀 愀爀挀栀椀瀀攀氀愀最椀挀 戀愀猀攀氀椀渀攀猀ഀ ਍ 㰀戀爀㸀㰀椀㸀琀攀爀爀椀琀漀爀椀愀氀 猀攀愀㨀㰀⼀椀㸀 ㄀㈀ 渀洀ഀ ਍ 㰀戀爀㸀㰀椀㸀挀漀渀琀椀最甀漀甀猀 稀漀渀攀㨀㰀⼀椀㸀 ㈀㐀 渀洀ഀ ਍ 㰀戀爀㸀㰀椀㸀攀砀挀氀甀猀椀瘀攀 攀挀漀渀漀洀椀挀 稀漀渀攀㨀㰀⼀椀㸀 ㈀   渀洀ഀ ਍ 㰀戀爀㸀㰀椀㸀挀漀渀琀椀渀攀渀琀愀氀 猀栀攀氀昀㨀㰀⼀椀㸀 ㈀   渀洀 漀爀 琀漀 琀栀攀 攀搀最攀 漀昀 琀栀攀 挀漀渀琀椀渀攀渀琀愀氀 洀愀爀最椀渀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 㰀瀀㸀㰀戀㸀㰀愀 栀爀攀昀 㴀 ∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀琀栀攀漀搀漀爀愀⸀挀漀洀⼀眀昀戀⼀眀昀戀㈀   ⼀搀攀昀椀渀椀琀椀漀渀猀⸀栀琀洀氀⌀挀氀椀洀愀琀攀∀㸀䌀氀椀洀愀琀攀㨀㰀⼀愀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ tropical; moderated by southeast trade winds from May to October; moderate rainfall from November to April; may be affected by cyclones from December to April਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍㰀瀀㸀㰀戀㸀㰀愀 栀爀攀昀 㴀 ∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀琀栀攀漀搀漀爀愀⸀挀漀洀⼀眀昀戀⼀眀昀戀㈀   ⼀搀攀昀椀渀椀琀椀漀渀猀⸀栀琀洀氀⌀琀攀爀爀愀椀渀∀㸀吀攀爀爀愀椀渀㨀㰀⼀愀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ mostly mountainous islands of volcanic origin; narrow coastal plains਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ

Elevation extremes:
਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 㰀椀㸀氀漀眀攀猀琀 瀀漀椀渀琀㨀㰀⼀椀㸀 倀愀挀椀昀椀挀 伀挀攀愀渀   洀ഀ ਍ഀ ਍㰀戀爀㸀嬀猀攀攀 愀氀猀漀㨀 㰀愀 栀爀攀昀㴀∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀瀀栀漀琀椀甀猀⸀挀漀洀⼀爀愀渀欀椀渀最猀⼀最攀漀最爀愀瀀栀礀⼀攀氀攀瘀愀琀椀漀渀开攀砀琀爀攀洀攀猀开氀漀眀攀猀琀开瀀漀椀渀琀开㈀ ㄀㈀开 ⸀栀琀洀氀∀ 琀愀爀最攀琀㴀∀开戀氀愀渀欀∀㸀㰀甀㸀䔀氀攀瘀愀琀椀漀渀 攀砀琀爀攀洀攀猀 ⴀ 氀漀眀攀猀琀 瀀漀椀渀琀 挀漀甀渀琀爀礀 爀愀渀欀猀㰀⼀甀㸀㰀⼀愀㸀 崀ഀഀ
highest point: Tabwemasana 1,877 m਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍㰀戀爀㸀嬀猀攀攀 愀氀猀漀㨀 㰀愀 栀爀攀昀㴀∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀瀀栀漀琀椀甀猀⸀挀漀洀⼀爀愀渀欀椀渀最猀⼀最攀漀最爀愀瀀栀礀⼀攀氀攀瘀愀琀椀漀渀开攀砀琀爀攀洀攀猀开栀椀最栀攀猀琀开瀀漀椀渀琀开㈀ ㄀㈀开 ⸀栀琀洀氀∀ 琀愀爀最攀琀㴀∀开戀氀愀渀欀∀㸀㰀甀㸀䔀氀攀瘀愀琀椀漀渀 攀砀琀爀攀洀攀猀 ⴀ 栀椀最栀攀猀琀 瀀漀椀渀琀 挀漀甀渀琀爀礀 爀愀渀欀猀㰀⼀甀㸀㰀⼀愀㸀 崀ഀഀ ਍ഀ

Natural resources:
਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 洀愀渀最愀渀攀猀攀Ⰰ 栀愀爀搀眀漀漀搀 昀漀爀攀猀琀猀Ⰰ 昀椀猀栀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 㰀瀀㸀㰀戀㸀㰀愀 栀爀攀昀 㴀 ∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀琀栀攀漀搀漀爀愀⸀挀漀洀⼀眀昀戀⼀眀昀戀㈀   ⼀搀攀昀椀渀椀琀椀漀渀猀⸀栀琀洀氀⌀氀愀渀搀开甀猀攀∀㸀䰀愀渀搀 甀猀攀㨀㰀⼀愀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ arable land: 1.64%਍ഀ ਍ ഀഀ
[see also: Land use - arable land country ranks ]਍㰀戀爀㸀㰀椀㸀瀀攀爀洀愀渀攀渀琀 挀爀漀瀀猀㨀㰀⼀椀㸀 㘀⸀㤀㜀─ഀ ਍ ഀഀ
[see also: Land use - permanent crops country ranks ]਍㰀戀爀㸀㰀椀㸀漀琀栀攀爀㨀㰀⼀椀㸀 㤀㄀⸀㌀㤀─ ⠀㈀  㔀⤀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ഀഀ
[see also: Land use - other country ranks ]਍ ഀ ਍ 㰀瀀㸀㰀戀㸀㰀愀 栀爀攀昀 㴀 ∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀琀栀攀漀搀漀爀愀⸀挀漀洀⼀眀昀戀⼀眀昀戀㈀   ⼀搀攀昀椀渀椀琀椀漀渀猀⸀栀琀洀氀⌀椀爀爀椀最愀琀攀搀开氀愀渀搀∀㸀䤀爀爀椀最愀琀攀搀 氀愀渀搀㨀㰀⼀愀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ NA਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍㰀戀爀㸀嬀猀攀攀 愀氀猀漀㨀 㰀愀 栀爀攀昀㴀∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀瀀栀漀琀椀甀猀⸀挀漀洀⼀爀愀渀欀椀渀最猀⼀最攀漀最爀愀瀀栀礀⼀椀爀爀椀最愀琀攀搀开氀愀渀搀开㈀ ㄀㈀开 ⸀栀琀洀氀∀ 琀愀爀最攀琀㴀∀开戀氀愀渀欀∀㸀㰀甀㸀䤀爀爀椀最愀琀攀搀 氀愀渀搀 挀漀甀渀琀爀礀 爀愀渀欀猀㰀⼀甀㸀㰀⼀愀㸀 崀ഀഀ ਍ഀ

Natural hazards:
਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 琀爀漀瀀椀挀愀氀 挀礀挀氀漀渀攀猀 漀爀 琀礀瀀栀漀漀渀猀 ⠀䨀愀渀甀愀爀礀 琀漀 䄀瀀爀椀氀⤀㬀 瘀漀氀挀愀渀椀挀 攀爀甀瀀琀椀漀渀 漀渀 䄀漀戀愀 ⠀䄀洀戀愀攀⤀ 椀猀氀愀渀搀 戀攀最愀渀 漀渀 ㈀㜀 一漀瘀攀洀戀攀爀 ㈀  㔀Ⰰ 瘀漀氀挀愀渀椀猀洀 愀氀猀漀 挀愀甀猀攀猀 洀椀渀漀爀 攀愀爀琀栀焀甀愀欀攀猀㬀 琀猀甀渀愀洀椀猀ഀ ਍ 㰀戀爀㸀㰀椀㸀瘀漀氀挀愀渀椀猀洀㨀㰀⼀椀㸀 嘀愀渀甀愀琀甀 攀砀瀀攀爀椀攀渀挀攀猀 猀椀最渀椀昀椀挀愀渀琀 瘀漀氀挀愀渀椀挀 愀挀琀椀瘀椀琀礀Ⰰ 眀椀琀栀 洀愀渀礀 瘀漀氀挀愀渀漀攀猀 攀爀甀瀀琀椀渀最 椀渀 爀攀挀攀渀琀 礀攀愀爀猀㬀 夀愀猀甀爀 ⠀攀氀攀瘀⸀ ㌀㘀㄀ 洀⤀Ⰰ 漀渀攀 漀昀 琀栀攀 眀漀爀氀搀✀猀 洀漀猀琀 愀挀琀椀瘀攀 瘀漀氀挀愀渀漀攀猀Ⰰ 栀愀猀 攀砀瀀攀爀椀攀渀挀攀搀 挀漀渀琀椀渀甀漀甀猀 愀挀琀椀瘀椀琀礀 椀渀 爀攀挀攀渀琀 挀攀渀琀甀爀椀攀猀㬀 漀琀栀攀爀 栀椀猀琀漀爀椀挀愀氀氀礀 愀挀琀椀瘀攀 瘀漀氀挀愀渀漀攀猀 椀渀挀氀甀搀攀Ⰰ 䄀漀戀愀Ⰰ 䄀洀戀爀礀洀Ⰰ 䔀瀀椀Ⰰ 䜀愀甀愀Ⰰ 䬀甀眀愀攀Ⰰ 䰀漀瀀攀瘀椀Ⰰ 匀甀爀攀琀愀洀愀琀愀椀Ⰰ 愀渀搀 吀爀愀椀琀漀爀✀猀 䠀攀愀搀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 㰀瀀㸀㰀戀㸀㰀愀 栀爀攀昀 㴀 ∀栀琀琀瀀㨀⼀⼀眀眀眀⸀琀栀攀漀搀漀爀愀⸀挀漀洀⼀眀昀戀⼀眀昀戀㈀   ⼀搀攀昀椀渀椀琀椀漀渀猀⸀栀琀洀氀⌀攀渀瘀椀爀漀渀洀攀渀琀开挀甀爀爀攀渀琀开椀猀猀甀攀猀∀㸀䔀渀瘀椀爀漀渀洀攀渀琀 ⴀ 挀甀爀爀攀渀琀 椀猀猀甀攀猀㨀㰀⼀愀㸀㰀⼀戀㸀㰀戀爀㸀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ most of the population does not have access to a reliable supply of potable water; deforestation਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ

Environment - international agreements:
਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 㰀椀㸀瀀愀爀琀礀 琀漀㨀㰀⼀椀㸀 䄀渀琀愀爀挀琀椀挀ⴀ䴀愀爀椀渀攀 䰀椀瘀椀渀最 刀攀猀漀甀爀挀攀猀Ⰰ 䈀椀漀搀椀瘀攀爀猀椀琀礀Ⰰ 䌀氀椀洀愀琀攀 䌀栀愀渀最攀Ⰰ 䌀氀椀洀愀琀攀 䌀栀愀渀最攀ⴀ䬀礀漀琀漀 倀爀漀琀漀挀漀氀Ⰰ 䐀攀猀攀爀琀椀昀椀挀愀琀椀漀渀Ⰰ 䔀渀搀愀渀最攀爀攀搀 匀瀀攀挀椀攀猀Ⰰ 䰀愀眀 漀昀 琀栀攀 匀攀愀Ⰰ 䴀愀爀椀渀攀 䐀甀洀瀀椀渀最Ⰰ 伀稀漀渀攀 䰀愀礀攀爀 倀爀漀琀攀挀琀椀漀渀Ⰰ 匀栀椀瀀 倀漀氀氀甀琀椀漀渀Ⰰ 吀爀漀瀀椀挀愀氀 吀椀洀戀攀爀 㤀㐀ഀ ਍ഀ
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ

Geography - note:
਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ 愀 夀ⴀ猀栀愀瀀攀搀 挀栀愀椀渀 漀昀 昀漀甀爀 洀愀椀渀 椀猀氀愀渀搀猀 愀渀搀 㠀  猀洀愀氀氀攀爀 椀猀氀愀渀搀猀㬀 猀攀瘀攀爀愀氀 漀昀 琀栀攀 椀猀氀愀渀搀猀 栀愀瘀攀 愀挀琀椀瘀攀 瘀漀氀挀愀渀漀攀猀ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ഀ ਍ ഀഀ ਍㰀⼀昀漀渀琀㸀ഀഀ

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