Asau, Tuvalu

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For the Romanian commune, see Asău. For Asau village in Samoa, see Asau (Samoa).

Coordinates: 7°30′S 178°40′E / 7.500°S 178.667°E / -7.500; 178.667 Asau is a village in Tuvalu. It is the second largest village in Tuvalu and has a population of 650 (2009). Asau is on the island of Vaitupu.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kalaaki Laupepa, Hugh Laracy (ed.) (1983). "Chapter 11 – Vaitupu". Tuvalu: A History. Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific and Government of Tuvalu. p. 78. 
  2. ^ Panapa, Tufoua (2012). "Ethnographic Research on Meanings and Practices of Health in Tuvalu: A Community Report" (PDF). Report to the Tuvaluan Ministries of Health and Education: Ph D Candidate Centre for Development Studies – "Transnational Pacific Health through the Lens of Tuberculosis" Research Group. Department of Anthropology, The University of Auckland, N.Z. Retrieved 16 March 2013.