Calling Tuvalu from the United States explained:
- 011 - US exit code; have to be dialed first for all international calls made from the US/Canada number plan
- 688 - international country code for Tuvalu
- US to Tuvalu international dialing format : 011 + 688 + individual phone number
Information about country:
Tuvalu formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian nation located in the Pacific Ocean midway between Hawaii and Australia. Its nearest neighbours are Kiribati, Samoa and Fiji. It comprises four reef islands and five true atolls. Its population of 11,992 makes it the third-least-populated independent country in the world, with only Vatican City and Nauru having fewer inhabitants. It is also the second-smallest member by population of the United Nations. In terms of physical land size, at just 26 square kilometres Tuvalu is the fourth smallest country in the world, larger only than the Vatican City 140.44 km Monaco 141.95 km and Nauru 1421 km The telecommunication network is developing fast.