Everything about Kiribati
It is also known by the Republic of Kiribati in the official form, if you wish to travel for
recreation and to get isolation away from noisy cities. We’ll give you everything
you need to know about Kiribati before you travel there.
This island was first discovered in the eighteenth century, especially in the late century and
early 1900s, by some British and American sailors and was previously dubbed Gilbert
before its name changed to the current name.
It had been under British sovereignty for a while and gained its independence
from Britain in 1979.
The State of Kiribati is located in the Pacific Ocean and has an area of about 3.5 million km
and consists of 32 coral reef. Its capital is known as Tarawa, a group of islands
connected by bridges, with a population of about 100,000.
The State of Kiribati is one of the poorest countries in the world due to its lack of natural
resources and lack of resources. Although most of the world is recovering from
the global economic crisis that hit the world in 2018, Kiribati is
still suffering from it.
Kiribati depends on its income by a large percentage of fishing, it is characterized by
many species of distinctive fish.
Fishing on the shores of Kiribati is one of its most important activities, and the commercial
navigation service is one of the most important sources of income for the country.
Where it depends heavily, it equals almost half of the national income of the country.
This is due to an agreement between the State of ‘Kiribati and Japan’ that Japan has
to lease land from Kiribati for up to 20 years.
To set up an important space port in return for Japan to pay a fixed amount of money
annually with the obligation to pay compensation in the event of any damage
to roads or the environment.
Some areas of Kiribati have relied heavily on agriculture in the past, but due to soil
salinity, the land is no longer arable.
As well as the high level of salt water in the Pacific Ocean, which increased the salinity
of the soil more and no longer many areas suitable for
agriculture in Kiribati.
The fishing activity on the shores of Kiribati is one of the most important activities of the
country and is considered one of its most important income sources.
The country has many special qualifications that put it on the list of countries that are
distinguished in fishing. It has many distinctive beaches in addition to owning
many different and distinctive fish.
The number of fish species owned by Kiribati amounts to 600: 800 different species
of marine fish and bout 200 other species of distinctive coral. And from
oysters, the numbers of it can be about 1000 species.
The fishermen from different countries of the world come to fishing in Kiribati due
to its distinctive types of fish such as tuna and flying fish.
The small country does not have a railway network, but you can hire cars to transport
you to the place you want, and you can also ride small buses for public transport,
in order to move between cities or within a single city.
The hotels also provide you with taxis to transport you to where you want, there are some
small hotels that are available to serve visitors and tourists from everywhere
and at reasonable prices see more.
The problem of global warming, rising temperatures and rising water levels in the oceans
and seas, is considered to be the issue of today in the world because it is
a very serious problem as it threatens the existence of group
of tourist distinctive islands.
Maybe these days, reports indicate that sea water is rising at an annual rate of 1.2 cm
than usual, So it is more dangerous day after day and some remote islands with
beautiful landscapes are exposed to the danger of
Everything about Kiribati
NASA scientists are already expecting that Kiribati will be greatly affected by the
problem of global warming and rising water levels in the seas.
And they explained that in 10 years if this rise continues at the same rate, sea water
will rise 40 cm, resulting in the full sinking of the island of Kiribati.
These are just expectations and there are already some areas of the Kiribati Islands have
begun to be covered by water, and therefore held several meetings and discussions
to discuss the problem of these islands and try to find solutions
to save them from sinking.