Oceania > Vanuatu


Capital: Port-Vila; GDP growth (annual %) 2016: 4.0%;
Key Facts

Full name: Republic of Vanuatu
Population: 245,800 (UN, 2010)
Area: 12,190 sq km (4,707 sq miles)
Major languages: Bislama, French, English
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 70 years (men), 74 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 vatu = 100 centimes
Main exports: Copra, timber, beef, cocoa
GNI per capita: US $2,760 (World Bank, 2010)
Internet domain: .vu
International dialling code: +678

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