VANUATU

historical demographical data of the islands


LOCAL GOVERNMENT REGIONcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mie1998c1989c1967mye1938codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:EWBBDVEBISOFIPS
Ambae/MaéwoLongana69927011,0AOAMNH05neAoba/Maéwo
AmbrymEas6662577,2AMAONH06ce
Banks/TorresSola8823416,0BTBANH07nincludes Banks Isl., Vanua Lava, Mota Lava, Uréparapa, Vatu Rhandi a.o.
ÉfatéVila92335630,9EFEFNH08csincludes Éfaté, Nguna, Moso, Lélépa, Émao a.o.
ÉpiRingdove4461723,6EPEPNH09c
MalekulaLakatoro205379319,3MKMANH10wcincludes Malekula, Tomman, MaskelyneMalakula
PaamaLiro60231,7PMPANH11cincludes Paama and Lopévi
PentecostLoltong49919311,3PCPRNH12ec
Santo/MaloLuganville4248164025,6SMSMNH13wcincludes Espíritu Santo, Malo, Aoré, Tutuba, Mavéa, Lathi a.o.
ShepherdMorua86334,0SHSHNH14cincludes Tongoa, Émaé, Tongariki, Makura, Mataso a.o.
TaféaIsangel162862922,4TFTANH15seincludes Erromango, Tanna, Aneityum, Aniwa, and Futuna islands
TOTAL:Vila121904707142,9reorganization into 6 provinces in 1994: no further information available yet
MAIN ISLANDS:
Espíritu Santo3947150032,411,94,0ESMarina Island
Malekula204123,811,27,0MKMallicolo, Malhicolo
Éfaté98545,012,01,7EFSandwich Island, Île Vaté
Erromango9751,70,6ER
Ambrym6968,24,33,0AMAmbrim
Tanna55024,910,56,5TNTana
Paama331,9
Pentecost10913,47,25,0PCAragh, Île Pentecote
Épi4444,82,03,0EPApi
Tonga422,3
Emae421,3
Aoba9,47,05,0ABOmba, Ambae (?)
Vanua Lava8191,63,50,3VLVanoua Lava
Gaua1,5GASanta Maria
Maéwo3,0MWAurora
Anetchom1770,9ATAneityum, Annatam, Anatom
TOTAL:10860169,676,635,5
former division (until ca 1985):
ISLAND COUNCILno further details are available of this former division
Central District Number 1VilaC1NH01c
Central District Number 2LamapC2NH02w
NorthernLuganvilleNNH03n
SouthernLenakelSNH04s

First input on 2001.12.07; update and revision on 2001.12.13 by Jan Lahmeyer

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