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Map of Nukufetau; Motumua is located on the bottom left

Motumua is an islet of Nukufetau, Tuvalu to the east of Fale islet.[1][2] On 11 February 1947 the community of Nukufetau opened a boarding school on Motumua so that the children of the island could get an education. The school continued until 1951 when the Education Department requested that it be transferred to Savave and become the government primary school for Nukufetau.[3]


  1. ^ Map of Nukufetau Atoll.
  2. ^ British Admiralty Nautical Chart 766 Ellice Islands (1893 ed.). United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). 21 March 1872.
  3. ^ Nofoaiga Lafita, Hugh Laracy (ed.) (1983). "Chapter 12 - Nukufetau". Tuvalu: A History. Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific and Government of Tuvalu. pp. 86–87.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)

Coordinates: 8°02′S 178°19′E / 8.033°S 178.317°E / -8.033; 178.317