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Vanuatu is an archipelago nation consisting of 83 islands in the southwest Pacific Ocean, north of and east of . The prehistory of Vanuatu is obscure; archaeological evidence supports the commonly held theory that peoples speaking Austronesian languages first came to the islands some 4,000 years ago.

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, also known by the names Santo and Kanal is the largest town on , and with about 16,000 inhabitants second largest in Vanuatu.


is a province of . It includes the central islands of Malakula, Ambrym, and Paama.

is a province of . It includes the central-eastern islands of Pentecost, Ambae, and Maewo.

is a province of . It includes , the largest island in the nation, and its smaller companion Malo.

is a province of . It includes the Shepherd group of islands and the island of Efate, where the capital of is located.

is a province of . There are only three islands in with services: There are also the islands of Erromango and Futuna, which do not have any services and consist of a few small villages.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  222,000
  • Latitude of center:  15° 39' 17.3" (15.6548°) south
  • Longitude of center:  167° 8' 6" (167.135°) east
  • Capital:  Port Vila
  • Area:  12,200 km² (4,710 miles²)
  • Languages:  Bislama, English, French
  • Currency:  Vatu (VUV)
  • Phone code:  678
  • Internet domain:  .vu
  • Wikidata:  Vanuatu
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Vanuatu

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Amharic:  ቫኑአቱ Arabic:  فانوآتو Arabic:  فانواتو Armenian:  Վանուատու Bambara:  Vanuwatu Belarusian:  Вануату Bengali:  ভানুয়াটু Bislama:  Ripablik blong Vanuatu Bulgarian:  Вануату Chinese:  瓦努阿图 English:  Republic of Vanuatu Esperanto:  Vanuatuo Ewe:  Vanuatu nutome French:  République de Vanuatu Fulah:  Wanuwaatuu Ganda:  Vanawuwatu Georgian:  ვანუატუ Greek:  Βανουάτου Gujarati:  વાનુઆતુ Hausa:  Banuwatu Hebrew:  ואמוטו Hebrew:  ואנואטו Hebrew:  ונואטו Hindi:  वन्वातु Hindi:  वानुअतु Icelandic:  Vanatú Icelandic:  Vanúatú Irish:  Vanuatú Japanese:  バヌアツ Japanese:  バヌアツ共和国 Kannada:  ವನೌಟು Korean:  바누아투 Kurdish:  ڤانوواتوو Lao:  ວານົວຕູ Macedonian:  Ванату Macedonian:  Вануату Malagasy:  Vanoatò Malayalam:  വന്വാത്തു Maltese:  Vanwatu Marathi:  वानौटु Nepali:  भानुआतु North Ndebele:  Vhanuatu Oriya:  ଭାନୁଆତୁ Persian:  وانواتو Pushto:  ونواتو Rundi:  Vanuwatu Russian:  Вануату Sango:  Vanuatü Serbian:  Ванату Serbian:  Вануату Sinhala:  වනුවාටු Tamil:  வனுவாட்டு Telugu:  వనౌటు Thai:  ประเทศวานูอาตู Thai:  วานูอาตู Tibetan:  ཝ་ནུ་ཨ་ཐུ། Tigrinya:  ቫኑአቱ Turkish:  Vanuatu Cumhuriyeti Uighur:  ۋانۇئاتۇ Ukrainian:  Вануату Urdu:  وینوآٹو Vietnamese:  Va-nu-a-tu Volapük:  Vanuatuäns Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Faniatu Zulu:  i-Vanuatu Condominium des Nouvelles-Hébrides New Hebrides Condominium

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