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Coordinates: 16°S 167°E / 16°S 167°E / -16; 167

Republic o Vanuatu

  • Ripablik blong Vanuatu  (Bislama)
  • République de Vanuatu  (French)
Banner o Vanuatu
Coat o airms o Vanuatu
Coat o airms
Motto: "Long God yumi stanap" (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
"In God we staund"[1][2]
AnthemYumi, Yumi, Yumi  (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
We, We, We
Location o Vanuatu
and largest city
Port Vila
Offeecial leids
Ethnic groups
GovrenmentUnitar pairlamentar republic
• Preses
Tallis Obed Moses
Bob Loughman
• frae Fraunce an the Unitit Kinrick
30 Julie 1980
• Total
12,189 km2 (4,706 sq mi) (157th)
• 2016 estimate
• 2016 census
• Density
19.7/km2 (51.0/sq mi) (188t)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$723 million[5]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Tot
$773 million[5]
• Per capita
Gini (2010)37.2[6]
HDI (2015)Decrease 0.597[7]
medium · 134th
CurrencyVanuatu vatu (VUV)
Time zoneUTC+11 (VUT (Vanuatu Time))
Drivin sideright
Cawin code+678
ISO 3166 codeVU

Vanuatu (Inglis Listeni/ˌvɑːnˈɑːt/ vah-noo-AH-too or /vænˈwɑːt/ van-WAH-too; Bislama IPA: [vanuaˈtu]) is a kintra in the Paceefic Ocean. It haes a population o aboot 210,000, an its caipital ceety is Port Vila.

Vanuatu is a pairlamentary democracy. The Preses o the Republic is Iolu Johnson Abil the nou. Sato Kilman is the current Prime Meenister.

Early History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Vanuatu haes been peoplit in the Melanesia migrations, frae 45 000 tae 1 500 (Lapita) aff. J.-C. The today-fowks o Vanuatu come frae an auncient mix o different fowks (as group o men an wummen). The Oceanic leids o these fowks seem tae say that thay're like Indonesians fowks or Polynesian anes.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Vanuatu Daily Post, Harrison Selmen (17 Julie 2011). "Santo chiefs concerned over slow pace of development in Sanma". Retrieved 29 August 2011.
  2. Lynch & Pat 1993, p. 319.
  3. "World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision". (custom data acquired via website). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  4. "2016 Post-TC Pam Mini-Census Report". Government of Vanuatu. 7-21-2017. Retrieved 12-29-2017. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |dead-url= (help); Check date values in: |access-date= and |date= (help)[deid airtin]
  5. a b c d "Vanuatu". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 20 Mey 2017.
  6. "Gini Index". World Bank. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2011.
  7. "2015 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.