• Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. Formerly the Ellice Islands in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, a British Protectorate since 1892. After a referendum the island group was separated from the Gilbert Islands in Oct. 1975. Independence was achieved on 1 Oct. 1978.

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