Etiquette in Kiribati

Kiribati is located in the South Pacific Ocean and has a population of 103,500 people.

The island nation is a parliamentary republic.

The official languages of Kiribati are English and Gilbertese.

Residents follow Christianity.

The currency of Kiribati is the Kiribati dollar and the Australian dollar.

In most social settings, a nod is preferred. Handshakes may occur, primarily among men.

When meeting village elders, it is recommended to gift unwrapped tobacco. This s given to the elder man in charge of the village.

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