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Vanuatu

Vanuatu Ever heard about thhis island nation in the South Pacific Ocean? then it is about time you explore theese amazing islands. Through history it has been visited by several European countries like France and Britian, but it granted full sovereignty in 1980. In all the islands there is only on actual city, called Porta Villa, then you can also experience volcanoes and of course the beautiful beaches since the weather there is always nice. Also if you are interested in watersports, or just wants to explore an unspoiled local enviroment.

Area: 12.194 Km²
Population: 193.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 16 pop/Km²

System of government: Parliamentary democracy
Capital: Port-Vila (26.100 pop.)
Major cities: -
Ethnic majority: Melanesian 94%, European 2,5%, Polynesian and Micronesian 1,5%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Tabwémasana 1879 m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Espiritu Santo 3626 Km², Malekoula 2024 Km²
Climate: Tropical

Language: English, French, Bislama (all officials)
Religion: PPresbyterian 40%, Catholic 16%, Indigenous Beliefs 15%, Anglican 14%
Currency: Vatu (VUV)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 5/3, 1/5, 24/7, 30/7, 15/8, 5/10, 29/11, 25/12, 26/12
Dialling code: 00678
GMT: +11