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Vanuatu

Vanuatu
  • Capital

    Capital

    Port Vila

  • Local time

    Local time

    3:20

  • Population

    Population

    289 552

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +678

  • Currency

    Currency

    Vt VUV (vatu)

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Vanuatu

Vanuatu
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Port Vila

  • Local time

    Local time

    3:20

  • Population

    Population

    289 552

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +678

  • Currency

    Currency

    Vt VUV (vatu)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.48 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 595mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    12 200 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    4%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    36%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    15%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    299 315

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Ni-Vanuatu - 98 %
    other - 1 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Presbyterian - 31 %
    Anglican - 13 %
    Roman Catholic - 13 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    local languages
    pidgin
    English

  • Murders

    Murders

    2 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    1.2 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    16.6%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    3%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    63 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    food and fish freezing, wood processing, meat canning

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    copra, coconuts, cocoa, coffee, taro, yams, fruits, vegetables, beef

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    manganese, hardwood forests, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    manganese, hardwood forests, fish

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    32%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    154kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    90 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    40

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What not to do when visiting Vanuatu

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Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting (men) - there’s a traditional handshake involving the fingers and a snap - locals will gladly teach it to visitors. Women usually kiss on each cheek, handshakes between the women and men are common.

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Don’t take it wrong - eyebrows up after asking a question means yes. “Uh oh” also means yes in yes/no questions, which can be confusing for foreigners.

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Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Pigs in Vanuatu are considered a symbol of wealth.

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Don’t dive without using the sign and marking the area you dive.

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Don’t be surprised by direct and sometimes embarrassing questions by locals - they tend to be direct and feel no shame in conversations.

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Don’t forget the rainy season usually runs between November and April.

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