Wallis-et-Futuna est une collectivité d'outre-mer française située dans l'hémisphère sud. Son chef-lieu est Mata-Utu. Composé de trois principales îles, Wallis, Futuna et Alofi, l'archipel se trouve entre la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Tahiti. Il est localisé à 22.000 kilomètres de Paris et est situé en Océanie polynésienne (océan Pacifique occidental).
The Collectivity of the Wallis and Futuna Islands is composed of two separate groups with three main volcanic tropical islands, which are separated 260 km: Wallis Islands (Uvea), in the north and the Hoorn Islands (Futuna Islands) with Futuna and Alofi. They are located in the South Pacific between ► Fiji, ► Samoa, ► Tonga and ► Tuvalu. Since 2003 Wallis and Futuna has been a French overseas collectivity (collectivité d'outre-mer, or COM).
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