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Location: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Australia. Vanuatu, formerly called New Hebrides, is more than 80 islands, about 65 of which are inhabited.
Geographic coordinates: 16° 0' S, 167° 0' E
Coastline km: 2,528 km km
Climate: tropical; moderated by southeast trade winds from May to October; moderate rainfall from November to April; may be affected by cyclones from December to April
Terrain: mostly mountainous islands of volcanic origin; narrow coastal plains
Elevation: lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m highest point: Tabwemasana 1,877 m
Natural hazards: tropical cyclones or typhoons (January to April); volcanic eruption on Aoba (Ambae) island began 27 November 2005, volcanism also causes minor earthquakes; tsunamis
Currency: vatu (VUV)
Population: 208,869 (July 2006 est.)
Languages: local languages (more than 100) 72.6%, pidgin (known as Bislama or Bichelama) 23.1%, English 1.9%, French 1.4%, other 0.3%, unspecified 0.7%
Capital: Port-Vila (on Efate)
Divisions: 6 provinces; Malampa, Penama, Sanma, Shefa, Tafea, Torba
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|Espiritu Santo Island||5||0|
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