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Last update : 19 February 2019


Vanuatu information

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Capital : Port Vila
Language :  Bislama, French, English
Currency :  Vanuatu vatu
Population : 277 500
Area : 12 189 km2

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Vanuatu facts

1. Independence from Great Britain and France was obtained on July 30, 1980.
2. The population density is 20 people / km².
3. The country is 25 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Protestantism, 71%.
5. 65 islands are inhabited.
6. The full name of the country – the Republic of Vanuatu.
7. In this country there are 3 active volcanoes.
8. Political system – Republic.
9. The highest peak is Mt Santo 1 887 m above sea level.
10. The motto of the country – “God Our Refuge”.
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11. In Vanuatu, haggling is a sign of disrespect to the seller.

12. According to the local custom, before entering the territory of one of the tribes you must ask the chief permission, which may involve a symbolic fee.

13. The extreme bungee sport was born on Vanuatu. He was known to the natives for hundreds of years as a religious rite.

14. The traditional drink of Vanuatu is kava, it is made from the roots of the metistinic pepper.

15. The national dish of Vanuatu is “lap-lap”. Porridge with vegetables is boiled in coconut milk. It can be spicy or sweet.

Autor: MR

16. The minimum wage is 30,000 vatu per month (data from 2012).

17. The unemployment rate is 4.6% (data from 2009).

Autor: Daria

18. At Vanuatu, an average adult consumes about 1.4 liters of pure alcohol a year.

19. The most beer is beer – 40%, then spirit – 37%, and wine – 23%.

Autor: AlkoWorld

20. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

21. The average IQ level is 84.

Autor: EduKacJa

22. In this country there are 14.8% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 41 070 people).

Autor: Reebeka

23. Built-up area allowed speed depending on the area varies from 50 to 60 km / h.

24. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed ranges from 60 to 80 km / h.

25. In 2013, 12 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

26. 22% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

27. The country has over 14,000 motor vehicles registered (50 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

28. 38.8% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Autor: Durga

29. There is no woman in the government of Vanuatu.

Autor: Leah

30. In this country there are over 1,070 km of paved roads (0.002% of all roads in the world).

Autor: Marlène

31. In this country there are 31 airports, 3 of the paved surface.

Autor: Marlène

32. In this country over 51 180 (2015) 82 764 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 30% of the population).

33. About 27,000 (2015) 34,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Autor: NET

34. The national top-level domain is .vu . There are over 1,520 websites with such an extension.

35. The most popular pages with the extension .vu are: de.vu, re.vu and ch.vu.

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36. The country has more than $184,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0015% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Autor: Vinamra

37. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $867 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $860,000,000 .

38. The internal debt at the beginning of 2015 was 41% GDP, or around: $1,025,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $13,321 .

39. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2013 year was around: $369,200,000 .

Autor: Komornik

40. 27% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Autor: Łasuch

41. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 4 cigarettes a month.

Autor: VViki

42. The lowest temperature: 8.5 °C was measured in Port Vila.

43. The highest temperature: 36.2 °C was measured at Lamap Malekula.

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44. The average life expectancy in this country is 70 years (women – 72.1 years and men – 68.2 years).

Autor: Wilga

45. In this country, women can get married at the age of 16, and men aged 18.

46. 10 women give birth to 33 children on average

Autor: Nadia

47. The average age people living in this country is 21.4 years old.

48. The country is around:
102 000 people (36.71%) in the age range 0-14 years.
165,000 people (59.52%) in the age range 15-64 years.
10,500 people (3.77%) over 65 years old.

49. In this country, about 6,900 children are born each year (2.5% of the population), and about 1,100 people die (0.4% of the population).

Autor: Sara19

50. There are 1870 km2 of agricultural land in Vanuatu (15% of the country’s area).

51. Nokowoula is the highest located city in the country.

52. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1975.

53. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 39 days.

54. He joined the UN on September 15, 1981.

55. The work week is 40 hours.

56. 23% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

57. 4395 km2 of the country is covered by forests (36.1%)

58. The last death penalty was carried out in 1980.

Autor: Statyk

59. In this country, the amount of income tax for companies is 0% (2018).

60. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

61. The level of inflation in 2018 is 3.2%.

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What is the highest peak in Vanuatu?
The highest peak in Vanuatu is Mount Tabwemasana (1877 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Vanuatu?
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What is the largest lake in Vanuatu?
The biggest lake on Vanuatu is Lac Letas.

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What is the national dish?
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What Vanuatu has the national colors?
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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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What countries borders Vanuatu?
It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 21.4 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 30,000 vatu per month (data from 2012).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Vanuatu?
The population density is 23 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
The motto of the country – “God Our Refuge”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 36.2 ° C was measured at Lamap Malekula.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 8.5 ° C was measured in Port Vila.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta