Melanesia is a region of . Melanesia consists of the following small island nations: Geographically, the Australian island territory Norfolk Island is situated in Melanesia, although no Melanesian people ever settled there: The large nation …

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  • Latitude of center: 18° 54' (18.9°) south
  • Longitude of center: 174° 12' (174.2°) east
  • Wikidata: Melanesia
  • Wikimedia Commons: Melanesia

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French: Mélanésie, German: Melanesien, Italian: Melanesia, Portuguese: Melanésia, Spanish: Melanesia
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