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Tuvalu Funafuti

The main island of Funafuti, which is the capital of Tuvalu state. In the center of the island is a shallow lagoon, and to get to the other side of the island, you must use a boat.

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State of Tuvalu is in the north-east of Australia, midway to Hawaii. Tuvalu consists of 9 islands: Funafuti, Vaitupu, Nanumea, Nui, Nukufetau, Nukulaelae, Nanumanga, Niulakita, Niutao.

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According to legend Funafuti people originated from Samoa, arriving by canoe. The founding ancestors were Telematua and his two wives Futi and Tupu.

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Later, leaving Futi on Funafuti, Telematua, searching for a land of greater fertility and where fresh water was more plentiful, discovered Vaitupu. There he left Tupu and henceforth he divided his time between the two islands.

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