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The Republic of Kiribati, located in the Pacific, consists of 32 low-lying atolls and one volcanic island in three main groups, the Gilbert, Phoenix and Line Islands. The country spreads over 3.5 million kilometres of ocean, but has a total land area of only 811 square kilometres.
The 2010 census counted a population of 103 466. The average population density is 128 per square kilometre, but this varies widely between islands.
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