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Facts about Vanuatu
|Administrative divisions:||6 provinces; Malampa , Penama , Sanma , Shefa , Tafea , Torba|
|Area:||total: 12 ,200 sq km land: 12 ,200 sq km water: 0 sq km note: includes more than 80 islands , about 65 of which are inhabited|
|Background:||Multiple waves of colonizers , each speaking a distinct language , migrated to the New Hebrides in the millennia preceding European exploration in the 18th century. This settlement pattern accounts for the complex linguistic diversity found on the archipelago to this day. The British and French , who settled the New Hebrides in the 19th century , agreed in 1906 to an Anglo-French Condominium , which administered the islands until independence in 1980 , when the new name of Vanuatu was adopted.|
|Flag description:||two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green with a black isosceles triangle (based on the hoist side) all separated by a black-edged yellow stripe in the shape of a horizontal Y (the two points of the Y face the hoist side and enclose the triangle); centered in the triangle is a boar's tusk encircling two crossed namele leaves , all in yellow|
|Capital:||name: Port-Vila (on Efate) geographic coordinates: 17 44 S , 168 19 E time difference: UTC+11 (16 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)|
|Climate:||tropical; moderated by southeast trade winds from May to October; moderate rainfall from November to April; may be affected by cyclones from December to April|
|Ethnic groups:||Ni-Vanuatu 98.5% , other 1.5% (1999 Census)|
|Geographic coordinates:||16 00 S , 167 00 E|
|Geography note:||a Y-shaped chain of four main islands and 80 smaller islands; several of the islands have active volcanoes|
|Government type:||parliamentary republic|
|Imports partners:||Australia 20.7% , Singapore 12% , NZ 11.3% , Norway 8.6% , US 8.4% , Fiji 8.2% , China 7.3% , New Caledonia 4.6% (2007)|
|Internet country code:||.vu|
|Land boundaries:||2 ,528 km|
|Neighbouring countries:||0 km|
|Languages:||local languages (more than 100) 72.6% , pidgin (known as Bislama or Bichelama) 23.1% , English 1.9% , French 1.4% , other 0.3% , unspecified 0.7% (1999 Census)|
|Location:||Oceania , group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean , about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Australia|
|National holiday:||Independence Day , 30 July (1980)|
|Nationality:||noun: Ni-Vanuatu (singular and plural) adjective: Ni-Vanuatu|
|Natural hazards:||tropical cyclones or typhoons (January to April); volcanic eruption on Aoba (Ambae) island began 27 November 2005 , volcanism also causes minor earthquakes; tsunamis|
|Population:||215 ,446 (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||Presbyterian 31.4% , Anglican 13.4% , Roman Catholic 13.1% , Seventh-Day Adventist 10.8% , other Christian 13.8% , indigenous beliefs 5.6% (including Jon Frum cargo cult) , other 9.6% , none 1% , unspecified 1.3% (1999 Census)|
|Terrain:||mostly mountainous islands of volcanic origin; narrow coastal plains|
|Unemployment rate:||1.7% (1999)|
Capital of Republic of Vanuatu
Port-Vila (click to view Port-Vila map)
Places in Vanuatu
Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Vanuatu. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.
Penama Province (140 google map locations)
Pentecôte (149 google map locations)
Sanma Province (305 google map locations)
Random cities in VanuatuPort-Vila, the capital city of Vanuatu.
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