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Republic of Vanuatu
  • Ripablik blong Vanuatu  (Bislama)
  • République de Vanuatu  (French)
Motto: "Long God yumi stanap" (Bislama)
"In God we stand"[1][2]
Anthem: Yumi, Yumi, Yumi  (Bislama)
We, We, We
Location of Vanuatu
Capital
and largest city
Port Vila
Coordinates: 17°S168°E / 17°S 168°E / -17; 168
Official languages
Ethnic groups(1999)
DemonymNi-Vanuatu
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary republic
Tallis Obed Moses
Charlot Salwai
LegislatureParliament
Independence
• from France and the United Kingdom
30 July 1980
Area
• Total
12,189 km2 (4,706 sq mi) (164th)
Population
• 2016 estimate
286,429
• 2009 census
243,304[3]
• Density
19.7/km2 (51.0/sq mi) (188th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$723 million[4]
• Per capita
$2,631[4]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$773 million[4]
• Per capita
$2,814[4]
Gini (2010)37.2[5]
medium
HDI (2015)Decrease 0.597[6]
medium · 134th
CurrencyVanuatu vatu (VUV)
Time zoneVUT (Vanuatu Time) (UTC+11)
Drives on theright
Calling code+678
ISO 3166 codeVU
Internet TLD.vu

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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