Vaiaku is a located on the southern coast of the of in the atoll of in .There are 516 inhabitants in Vaiaku, according to the census of 2002, out of 4,492 for the whole atoll of Funafuti, which is the official capital of Tuvalu.
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is an airport in , in the capital city of the island nation of . Photo: New Zealand Defence Force, CC BY 2.0.

The Funafuti Lagoon Hotel formally known as Vaiaku Langi Hotel, or , is situated in , in the Pacific island nation of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

on atoll in is the only hospital in the country, and the primary provider of medical services for all the islands of Tuvalu.

The also alternatively known as the Catholic Church of Teone or the Catholic Centre…

Localities in the Area

is an atoll and the capital of the island nation of . Photo: Cornischong, CC BY-SA 2.0.


-8.5254° or 8° 31' 31.5" south
179.1945° or 179° 11' 40.3" east
Open Location Code
7 metres (23 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 649015243
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: فاياكو
  • Basque: Vaiaku
  • Catalan: Vaiaku
  • Cebuano: Vaiaku Village
  • Chinese: 瓦伊阿庫
  • Czech: Vaiaku
  • Dutch: Vaiaku
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: ڤاياكو
  • Esperanto: Vaiaku
  • Finnish: Vaiaku
  • French: Vaiaku
  • German: Vaiaku
  • Hebrew: ואיאקו
  • Hungarian: Vaiaku
  • Italian: Vaiaku
  • Lithuanian: Vajaku
  • Macedonian: Вајаку
  • Norwegian: Vaiaku
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vaiaku
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Vaiaku
  • Persian: وایاکو
  • Polish: Vaiaku
  • Portuguese: Vaiaku
  • Romanian: Vaiaku
  • Russian: Ваиаку
  • Slovak: Vaiaku
  • Spanish: Vaiaku
  • Tahitian: Vaiatu
  • Thai: วาอีอากู

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