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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)
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Motto: "Long God yumi stanap" (Bislama)
"In God we staund"[1][2]
Anthem: Yumi, Yumi, Yumi  (Bislama)
We, We, We
Location o Vanuatu
Caipital
and largest city
Port Vila
Offeecial leids
Ethnic groups (1999)
Demonym Ni-Vanuatu
Govrenment Unitar pairlamentar republic
• Preses
Tallis Obed Moses
Charlot Salwai
Legislatur Parliament
Unthirldom
• frae Fraunce an the Unitit Kinrick
30 Julie 1980
Aurie
• Total
12,189 km2 (4,706 sq mi) (157th)
Population
• 2016 estimate
270,402[3]
• 2016 census
272,459[4]
• Density
19.7/km2 (51.0/sq mi) (188t)
GDP (PPP) 2017 estimate
• Total
$723 million[5]
• Per capita
$2,631[5]
GDP (nominal) 2017 estimate
• Tot
$773 million[5]
• Per capita
$2,814[5]
Gini (2010) 37.2[6]
medium
HDI (2015) Decrease 0.597[7]
medium · 134th
Currency Vanuatu vatu (VUV)
Time zone UTC+11 (VUT (Vanuatu Time))
Drivin side right
Cawin code +678
ISO 3166 code VU
Internet TLD .vu

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 HistoryEedit

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.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Vanuatu Daily Post, Harrison Selmen (17 Julie 2011). "Santo chiefs concerned over slow pace of development in Sanma". Retrieved 29 August 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. Lynch & Pat 1993, p. 319.
  3. "World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision". ESA.UN.org (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". vnso.gov.vu. Government of Vanuatu. 7-21-2017. Retrieved 12-29-2017.  Check date values in: |access-date=, |date= (help)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 "Vanuatu". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 20 May 2017. 
  6. "Gini Index". World Bank. Retrieved 2 March 2011. 
  7. "2015 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.