Key: 1960  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 15
Issued: 495 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 712 sq.km; Population - 94,000; Capital - Bairiki
A Republic, group of islands in the Pacific ocean, northeast of Australia. Copra
and phosphates are exported.
Formerly GILBERT ISLANDS, consisting of the Gilbert, Phoenix, Ocean and Line
Islands. Independent since July 12th, 1979 when also first independence stamps
were issued. Member of the British Commonwealth. Indirect UPU membership since
October 1911 as a Colony of GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.), direct from August 14th, 1984.
Annual output about 20.
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KIRIBATI
O.K.G.S overprinted on stamps of Kiribati

Index
   KIRIBATI
      Independent 1979-
      Postage Due Stamps
      Official Stamps
 
Currency
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Related Countries

GILBERT ISLANDS
Gilbert Islands

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)