Vanuatu became an independent state in 1980, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Vanuatu is 227,574 (2012) and the nation has a density of 19 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Vanuatu is the Vatu (VUV). As well, the people of Vanuatu are refered to as Ni-Vanuatu.
The dialing code for the country is 678 and the top level internet domain for Ni-Vanuatu sites is .vu.
Vanuatu does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Vanuatu section.
|Density||18.7 / km2 ( 48.4 / mi2 )|
|Languages||Bislama, English, French|
|GDP||801,787,556 (2013 data)|
|GDP per Capita||3,523 (2013 data)|
|Land Area||12,189 km2 (4,706 mi2)|
What is the capital of Vanuatu?
Port-Vila is the capital city of Vanuatu. It has a population of 35,901, and is located on a latitue of -17.73 and longitude of 168.32.
Port-Vila is also the political center of Vanuatu, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Port-Vila, the Capital Of Vanuatu
|Elevation||59 meters over sea level|
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