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Member Countries

Australia, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu 



Australia

Capital: Canberra
Land: 7,686,848 sq km
EEZ: 8.6 million sq km
Population: 21.4  million (2008)
Language: English
Currency: Australian Dollar
Economy: Agriculture, mining, manufacturing, services and tourism


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Cook Islands

Capital: Rarotonga
Land: 240 sq km
EEZ: 1.8 million sq km
Population: 19,569 (2006)
Language: Cook Islands Maori, English
Currency: New Zealand Dollar, Cook Islands coins
Economy: Agriculture, black pearls, offshore banking and tourism


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Federated States of Micronesia

Capital: Pohnpei
Land: 700 sq km
EEZ: 2.9 million sq km
Population: 112,000 (2003 est.)
Language: English, Micronesian languages
Currency: United States Dollar
Economy: Agriculture and fisheries


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Fiji

Capital: Suva
Land: 18,272 sq km
EEZ: 1.26 million sq km
Population: 837,271 (2007)
Language: English, Fijian, Hindi
Currency: Fiji Dollar
Economy: Agriculture, clothing, fisheries, forestry, tourism and sugar


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Kiribati

Capital: Tarawa
Land: 726 sq km
EEZ: 3.6 million sq km
Population: 92,533 (2005)
Language: English, Kiribati
Currency: Australian Dollar
Economy: Copra, fisheries and seaweed 


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Nauru

Capital: Yaren
Land: 21 sq km
EEZ: 320,000 sq km
Population: 9,233 (2006)
Language: English, Nauruan
Currency: Australian Dollar
Economy: Phosphate 


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New Zealand

Capital: Wellington
Land: 270,000 sq km
EEZ: 2.2 million sq km
Population: 4.3 million (2008)
Language: English, Maori
Currency: New Zealand Dollar
Economy: Agriculture, forestry, services, manufacturing and tourism


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Niue

Capital: Alofi
Land: 259 sq km
EEZ: 390,000 sq km
Population: 1,625 (2006)
Language: English, Niuean
Currency: New Zealand Dollar
Economy: Agriculture, banking, telecommunications and tourism


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Palau

Capital: Koror
Land: 487 sq km
EEZ: 600,900 sq km
Population: 19,907 (2005)
Language: English, Palauan
Currency: United States Dollar
Economy: Fisheries and tourism


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Papua New Guinea

Capital: Port Moresby
Land: 462,000 sq km
EEZ: 3.1 million sq km
Population: 5,190,786 (2000)
Language: English, Tok Pisin, Hiri Motu, local languages
Currency: Kina
Economy: Agriculture, fisheries, forestry and mining


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Republic of Marshall Islands

Capital: Majuro
Land: 181 sq km
EEZ: 2.1 million sq km
Population: 54,000 (2003 est.)
Language: English, Marshallese
Currency: United States Dollar
Economy: Agriculture and US Military spending


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Samoa

Capital: Apia
Land: 2,934 sq km
EEZ: 120,000 sq km
Population: 180,741 (2006)
Language: English, Samoan
Currency: Tala
Economy: Agriculture, fisheries, manufacturing and tourism


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Solomon Islands

Capital: Honiara
Land: 28,000 sq km
EEZ: 1.6 million sq km
Population: 450,000 (2003 est.)
Language: English, Pijin, local languages
Currency: Solomon Islands Dollar
Economy: Agriculture, fisheries and forestry


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Tonga

Capital: Nuku’alofa
Land: 688 sq km
EEZ: 700,000 sq km
Population: 101,991 (2006)
Language: English, Tongan
Currency: Pa’anga
Economy: Agriculture


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Tuvalu

Capital: Funafuti
Land: 26 sq km
EEZ: 757,000 sq km
Population: 10,000 (2003 est.)
Language: English, Tuvaluan
Currency: Australian Dollar
Economy: Agriculture, fisheries and philatelic sales


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Vanuatu

Capital: Port Villa
Land: 12,190 sq km
EEZ: 680,000 sq km
Population: 204,000 (2003 est.)
Language: Bislama, English, French, local languages
Currency: Vatu
Economy: Agriculture, fisheries and tourism


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