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Last Minute Tips Before you Travel to Vanuatu

  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC +11
  • Electricity: 230V, 50 Hz (bring an adapter/transformer for your hair drier, laptop, cellullar phone etc.)
  • Currency: Vatu (VT)
  • Country Dialing Code: 678

Vanuatu

Location
Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Australia

Capital
Port-Vila (Efate)

Population
205,754 (July 2005 est.)

Regions
6 provinces; Malampa, Penama, Sanma, Shefa, Tafea, Torba

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

Ethnic groups
Ni-Vanuatu 98.5%, other 1.5% (1999 Census)

Religions
Presbyterian 31.4%, Anglican 13.4%, Roman Catholic 13.1%, Seventh-Day Adventist 10.8%, other Christian 13.8%, indigenous beliefs 5.6% (including Jon Frum cargo cult), other 9.6%, none 1%, unspecified 1.3% (1999 Census)

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% (1999 Census)

Government type
parliamentary republic

Background
The British and French, who settled the New Hebrides in the 19th century, agreed in 1906 to an Anglo-French Condominium, which administered the islands until independence in 1980.

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