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Wallis and Futuna

Wallis-et-Futuna  (French)
'Uvea mo Futuna(Wallisian and Futunan)
Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands
Territoire des îles Wallis-et-Futuna  (French)
Telituale o 'Uvea mo Futuna(Wallisian and Futunan)
Motto(s): 
"Liberté, égalité, fraternité" (French) (English: "Liberty, equality, fraternity")
Anthem: "La Marseillaise"
Location of Wallis and Futuna
Location of Wallis and Futuna
Sovereign stateFrance
Protectorate over Wallis5 April 1887
Protectorate over Alo and Sigave16 February 1888
Separation from New Caledonia29 July 1961
Current status28 March 2003
Capital
and largest city
Matā'Utu
13°17′S176°11′W / 13.283°S 176.183°W / -13.283; -176.183
Official languagesFrench
Common languages
Demonym(s)
  • Wallisian
  • Futunan
GovernmentDevolvedparliamentarydependency
Emmanuel Macron
Thierry Queffelec
Atoloto Kolokilagi
• King of Uvea
Patalione Kanimoa
• King of Alo
Lino Leleivai
• King of Sigave
Eufenio Takala
LegislatureTerritorial Assembly
French Parliament
• Senate
1 senator (of 377)
1 seat (of 577)
Area
• Total
142.42 km2 (54.99 sq mi)
• Water (%)
negligible
Highest elevation
524 m (1,719 ft)
Population
• 2018[1] census
11,558 (not ranked)
• Density
83.55/km2 (216.4/sq mi) (not ranked)
GDP (nominal)2005 estimate
• Total
$188 million[2]
• Per capita
$12,640[2]
HDI (2008)0.793
high
CurrencyCFP franc (XPF)
Time zoneUTC+12:00
Driving sideright
Calling code+681
ISO 3166 code
Internet TLD.wf

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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