Fongafale (also spelled Fogale or Fagafale) is the largest of Funafuti's islets in Tuvalu. It is a long snake-like sliver of land, 12 kilometres long and between 10 and 400 metres wide, with the South Pacific Ocean on the east and the protected lagoon on the west. An airstrip runs from northeast to southwest on the widest part of the island with the village and administrative centre of Vaiaku on the lagoon side. It contains the Tengako peninsula.
Fongafale is located at 8°31′S 179°12′E / 8.517°S 179.2°E / -8.517; 179.2Coordinates: 8°31′S 179°12′E / 8.517°S 179.2°E / -8.517; 179.2 (-8.516667, 179.2).