Melanesia

Melanesia is a subregion of in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It extends from the island of in the west to in the east, and includes the Arafura Sea.

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is an archipelago nation in Melanesia in the Pacific Ocean. Photo: Maxim75, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, officially the Republic of , is an located in the South Pacific Ocean. Photo: Phillip Capper, CC BY 2.0.

The are a archipelago east of . Photo: Nash Belarus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a dependent overseas territory of lying in the western , in the Coral Sea, to the east of and west of . Photo: Fourrure, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Melanesia

Latitude of center
-18.9° or 18° 54' south
Longitude of center
174.2° or 174° 12' east

Also Known As

  • Achinese: Melanesia
  • Afrikaans: Melanesia
  • Afrikaans: Melanesie
  • Afrikaans: Melanesië
  • Albanian: Melanesia
  • Amharic: መላኔዥያ
  • Arabic: Melanesia
  • Arabic: ميلانيزيا
  • Arabic: ميلانيسيا
  • Armenian: Մելանեզիա
  • Asturian; Bable: Melanesia
  • Avaric: Melanesia
  • Azerbaijani: Melaneziya
  • Basque: Melanesia
  • Bavarian: Melanesien
  • Belarusian: Меланезія
  • Belarusian: Мэланэзія
  • Bengali: মেলানেশিয়া
  • Bosnian: Melanezija
  • Breton: Melanezia
  • Bulgarian: Меланезия
  • Burmese: မီလန်နီးရှား
  • Catalan: Melanèsia
  • Cebuano: Melanesia
  • Central Bicolano: Melanesya
  • Chinese: Melanesia
  • Chinese: 美拉尼西亚
  • Chinese: 美拉尼西亚群岛
  • Chinese: 美拉尼西亞
  • Chuvash: Меланези
  • Croatian: Melanezija
  • Czech: Melanesie
  • Czech: Melanésie
  • Czech: Melanézie
  • Danish: Melanesien
  • Dutch: Melanesie
  • Dutch: Melanesië
  • Esperanto: Melanezio
  • Estonian: Melaneesia
  • Faroese: Melanesia
  • Fijian: Melanesia
  • Fijian Hindustani: Melanesia
  • Finnish: Melanesia
  • Franco-Provençal: Mèlanèsie
  • French: Melanesie
  • French: Mélanésie
  • French: Mélanésien
  • French: Mélanésienne
  • French: Mélanésiens
  • Frisian: Melaneezje
  • Gaelic (Scots): Melanìsia
  • Gaelic (Scots): na h-Eileanan Dubha
  • Gallegan: Melanesia
  • Georgian: მელანეზია
  • German: Melanesien
  • German: Melanesisch
  • Greek: Μελανησία
  • Guianese Creole French: Mélanézi
  • Hebrew: מלאנזיה
  • Hebrew: מלנזיה
  • Hebrew: מלנזים
  • Hindi: मॅलानिशिया
  • Hindi: मेलानिशिया
  • Hindi: मेलानेशिया
  • Hindi: मेलानेसिया
  • Hungarian: Melanézia
  • Icelandic: Melanesía
  • Iloko: Melanesia
  • Indonesian: Melanesia
  • Italian: Melanesia
  • Italian: Melanesiani
  • Italian: Melanesiano
  • Japanese: メラネシア
  • Javanese: Melanesia
  • Javanese: Mèlanésia
  • Kazakh: Меланезия
  • Kirghiz: Меланезия
  • Korean: 멜라네시아
  • Korean: 멜라네시아인
  • Kurdish: Melanezya
  • Lao: Melanesia
  • Lao: ເມລາເນຊີ
  • Latin: Melanesia
  • Latvian: Melanēzija
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Melanesië
  • Lithuanian: Melanezija
  • Macedonian: Меланезија
  • Malagasy: Melanezia
  • Malay (generic): Melanesia
  • Marathi: मेलनेशिया
  • Min Nan Chinese: Melanesia
  • Mingrelian: მელანეზია
  • Northern Frisian: Melaneesien
  • Norwegian: Melanesia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Melanesia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Melanesia
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Melanesia
  • Pampanga: Melanesia
  • Persian: ملانزی
  • Polish: Melanezja
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Melanésias
  • Portuguese: Melanesia
  • Portuguese: Melanésia
  • Romanian: Melanezia
  • Russian: Меланезия
  • Samoan: Gagana Vanuatu
  • Samoan: Melanisia
  • Sardinian: Melanèsia
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Melanesie
  • Scots: Melanesia
  • Scots: Melanesie
  • Serbian: Меланезија
  • Serbian: Меланезије
  • Serbo-Croatian: Melanezija
  • Slovak: Melanézia
  • Slovenian: Melanezija
  • Spanish: Melanesia
  • Swahili (generic): Melanesia
  • Swedish: Melanesien
  • Swedish: Melanesier
  • Tagalog: Melanesya
  • Tamil: மெலனீசியா
  • Tamil: மெலனேசியா
  • Tamil: மெலனேசீயா
  • Tatar: Меланезия
  • Thai: Melanesia
  • Thai: เมลานีเซีย
  • Tok Pisin: Melanesia
  • Tosk Albanian: Melanesien
  • Turkish: Melanezya
  • Turkmen: Melaneziýa
  • Ukrainian: Меланезія
  • Urdu: میلانیشیا
  • Uzbek: Melaneziya
  • Vietnamese: Melanesia
  • Vlaams: Melanesië
  • Waray (Philippines): Melanesia
  • Welsh: Melanesia
  • Western Mari: Меланези
  • Western Panjabi: میلانیشیا
  • Wolof: Melaneesi
  • Wolof: Melanesi
  • Wu Chinese: 美拉尼西亚
  • Yoruba: Melanesia
  • Yoruba: Melanésíà
  • Yue Chinese: 美拉尼西亞
  • Melanezyjŏ
  • Melanezėjė

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