Flag of Vanuatu waving


Country: Republic of Vanuatu (BislamaRipablik blong Vanuatu)

Capital and largest city: Port Vila

Continent: Oceania

Official languages: Bislama, English, French

Religion: Christianity (93.3%, including Presbyterianism 35%, Other Protestantism 44.5%, Roman Catholic Christianity 13.8%), Folk religions (4.1%)

Motto: Long God yumi stanap (in Bislama: With God we stand)

Government: Unitary parliamentary republic

Independence: 30 July 1980 (from the UK and France)

Member of the Commonwealth of Nations: 1980

Population: 307 145 (2020)

Demonym: Ni-Vanuatu, Vanuatuan

Currency: Vanuatu vatu (VUV)

Driving side: right

Time zone: UTC +11:00 (Vanuatu Time)

Calling code: +678

Internet TLD: .vu


Neighbouring countries: None


Vanuatu on the world map