Key: 1950  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 15
Issued: 74 Stamps / dead country
  
  
 

Information
Area - 860 sq.km; Capital - Bairiki
A former British Colony, group of islands in the Pacific ocean, northeast of
Australia, consisting of the Gilbert Islands, Phoenix, Ocean and Line Islands.
Formerly part of GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS from which it was separated in 1976.
Prior to that a British protectorate and crown colony, self governing from 1971.
Independent since July 12th, 1979 as the Republic of KIRIBATI. Stamp issuing
between 1976-1979.
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Inscriptions
THE GILBERT ISLANDS overprinted on stamps of Gilbert & Ellice Islands
THE GILBERT ISLANDS
GILBERT ISLANDS

Index
   GILBERT ISLANDS
 
Currency
100 Cents = 1 Dollar
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Related Countries

GILBERT AND ELLICE ISLANDS
Gilbert And Ellice Islands

KIRIBATI
Kiribati