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Vanuatu

Bislama Vanuatu - Ripablik blong Vanuatu

Ripablik blong Vanuatu i kaontri long pasifik we olgeta save tok tok long Bislama. Kapital blong hem i Port-Vila.

English Vanuatu - Republic of Vanuatu

The Republic of Vanuatu is a Melanesian island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago is located some 1,750 km (1090 mi) east of ► Australia, 500 km (310 mi) north-east of ► New Caledonia, west of ► Fiji and south of the ► Solomon Islands. Vanuatu was first inhabited by Melanesian people. Europeans began to settle in the area in the late 18th century and in 1906 Britain and France officially claimed the country, jointly managing it through the British-French Condominium. An independence movement was established in the 1970s, and the Republic of Vanuatu was created in 1980.

Français Vanuatu - République du Vanuatu

La République du Vanuatu est un État de Mélanésie situé dans le sud-ouest de l'océan Pacifique, en mer de Corail. L'archipel est situé à 1 750 kilomètres à l'est de l'Australie, au nord-est de la Nouvelle-Calédonie, à l'ouest des îles Fidji et au sud des îles Salomon.


Short name  Vanuatu
Official  name Republic of Vanuatu
Status Independent country since 1980
Location Pacific Ocean
Capital Port-Vila
Population 211,000 inhabitants
Area 12,189 km²
Major  languages Bislama, English and French (all official)
Major  religions Protestantism and Roman Catholicism
More information Vanuatu, Geography of Vanuatu, History of Vanuatu and Politics of Vanuatu
More  images Vanuatu - Vanuatu (Category).

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