Vanuatu flag information
Description flag of Vanuatu
two equal horizontal bands of red (top) and green with a black isosceles triangle (based on the hoist side) all separated by a black-edged yellow stripe in the shape of a horizontal Y (the two points of the Y face the hoist side and enclose the triangle); centered in the triangle is a boar's tusk encircling two crossed namele leaves, all in yellow
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Official country name
Republic of Vanuatu
Ripablik blong Vanuatu (long)
Ni-Vanuatu (singular and plural) (noun) Vanuatu (adjective)
local languages (more than 100) 72.6%, pidgin (known as Bislama or Bichelama) 23.1%, English 1.9%, French 1.4%, other 0.3%, unspecified 0.7% (1999 Census)
Port-Vila (on Efate)
215,446 ranked 187, (data 2008)
a Y-shaped chain of four main islands and 80 smaller islands; several of the islands have active volcanoes. The lowest point is Pacific Ocean 0 m.
Coastline 2,528 km.
6 provinces; Malampa, Penama, Sanma, Shefa, Tafea, Torba
30 July 1980 (from France and UK)