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.

Greetings Etiquette

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

Gift Giving Etiquette

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