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Government office building
Government office building
Vaiaku is located in Tuvalu
Location in Tuvalu
Coordinates: 08°31′16″S 179°11′54″E / 8.52111°S 179.19833°E / -8.52111; 179.19833Coordinates: 08°31′16″S 179°11′54″E / 8.52111°S 179.19833°E / -8.52111; 179.19833
Country Tuvalu
Atoll Funafuti
Island Fongafale
Population (2002)
 • Total 516

Vaiaku is a village located on the southern coast of the island of Fongafale in Tuvalu.

There are 516 inhabitants in Vaiaku, according to the census of 2002, out of 4492 for the whole atoll of Funafuti, which is the official capital of Tuvalu.

All the administrative buildings, including the National Bank of Tuvalu, and the only hotel of Tuvalu, Vaiaku Langi Hotel, are located in Vaiaku.[1] It also has Teone Church which is the only church of the Latin Catholic Mission Sui Iuris of Funafuti.


Vaiaku in July 2011.