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Last Minute Tips Before you Travel to Wallis and Futuna

  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC +12
  • Electricity: 220-50Hz(bring an adapter/transformer for your hair drier, laptop, cellullar phone etc.)
  • Currency: Cour de Franc Pacifique (CFP)
  • Country Dialing Code: 681

Wallis and Futuna

Location
Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand

Capital
Mata-Utu (on Ile Uvea)

Population
16,025 (July 2006 est.)

Regions
none (overseas territory of France); there are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are three kingdoms at the second order named Alo, Sigave, Wallis

Climate
tropical; hot, rainy season (November to April); cool, dry season (May to October); rains 2,500-3,000 mm per year (80% humidity); average temperature 26.6 degrees C

Ethnic groups
Polynesian

Religions
Roman Catholic 99%, other 1%

Languages
Wallisian 58.9% (indigenous Polynesian language), Futunian 30.1%, French 10.8%, other 0.2% (2003 census)

Government type
NA

Background
The Futuna island group was discovered by the Dutch in 1616 and Wallis by the British in 1767, but it was the French who declared a protectorate over the islands in 1842. In 1959, the inhabitants of the islands voted to become a French overseas territory.

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