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Republic of Vanuatu
In Bislama : Ripablik blong Vanuatu
(previously New Hebrides, independent since 1980)
Area 12,189 km2
Population 298,333 inh. in 2020 (Ni-Vanuatu or Vanuatuan)
Density 24.5 inh./km2
Life expectancy Mean : 74.6 years    Female : 76.4 years    Male : 72.9 years
Languages 3 official languages : Bislama, English, French + 113 vernacular languages
Ethnic groups Melanesian and Polynesian autochthons (95 %), other insulars, Europeans et Asians (5 %)
Capital Port Vila, in Efate island : 44,039 inh.
Main islands
(amongst 83, from north to south)
Group of islands Island Area
(km²)
Population
Torres Islands Hiu 51 260
  Toga 18.8 276
Banks Islands Ureparapara 39 437
  Rowa (Reef Islands) 2 0
  Mota Lava (Saddle Island) 24 1451
  Rah 0.6 189
  Vanua Lava 334.3 2597
  Mota 9.5 683
  Gaua (Santa Maria) 328.2 2491
  Mere Lava 18 647
North Espiritu Santo (Santo) 3955.5 39606
  Malo 180 4273
  Maewo 269 3569
  Ambae 608 10407
  Pentecost 490 16843
  Malekula 2041 22934
  Ambrym 678 7275
Central Epi 444 5207
  Efate (Vate) 900 65829
South Erromango 888 1950
  Tanna 550 28799
  Aneityum 159.2 915
Altitudes Maximum : 1,877 m (Mount Tabwemasana, in Espiritu Santo island)
Minimum  : 0 m (sea level)
Time zone UTC+11h Exact time
Currency Vatu (VUV), no subdivisions Conversion
News Advice to US travelers
Advice to british travelers
Advice to french travelers
Weather
Web sites
EnThe volcanoes of Vanuatu
EnVanuatu Geohazards Observatory

En = English, Fr = French, Ml = Multilingual, Sp = Spanish
A few words...
In Bislama :
hellohalo
good morninggud moning
good eveninggud sava
goodbyetata / baebae
yesyes
nono
pleaseplis
thank youtankyu
excuse meskiusmi