Kiribati Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Geographic location: Geographic location of island countries.
  • Land area > Sq. km: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes."
  • Land area > Square miles: Country land area.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative four times the size of Washington, DC 2013
Area > Land 811 sq km 2008 178th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 7.35 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 146th out of 224
Area > Total 811 sq km 2013 187th out of 251
Area > Water 0.0 2013 167th out of 246
Climate tropical; marine, hot and humid, moderated by trade winds 2013
Coastline 1,143 km 2014 80th out of 242
Geographic coordinates 1 25 N, 173 00 E 2013
Geographic location Pacific Ocean , Micronesia 2014
Land area > Sq. km 810 sq km 2008 170th out of 199
Land area > Square miles 313 square miles 2013 82nd out of 98
Location Oceania, group of 33 coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, straddling the Equator; the capital Tarawa is about half way between Hawaii and Australia 2013
Natural resources phosphate (production discontinued in 1979) 2013
Surface area > Sq. km 730 km² 2005 177th out of 204
Terrain mostly low-lying coral atolls surrounded by extensive reefs 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; Wikipedia: List of island countries (Sovereign states); Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site.; British Broadcasting Corporation 2014; World Development Indicators database



Kiribati Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 13 Land use 3
Environment 3 Surface area 3
Land area 3

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