Where is Vanuatu?

Vanuatu is located in the Australia and Oceania region at latitude -15.376706 and longitude 166.959158 and is part of the Oceania continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 15Β° 22' 36.14'' S
  • 166Β° 57' 32.97'' E

You can see the location of Vanuatu on the world map below:

Pin pointing out the Vanuatu on a map.

The country has no neighboring countries/land borders.

Maritime Borders

Vanuatu borders with the Pacific Ocean.

Vanuatu Related Content

Vanuatu Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: -15.376706
Longitude: 166.959158
Country CodesAlpha 2: VU
Alpha 3: VUT
Country Flag EmojiπŸ‡»πŸ‡Ί
Int. Phone Prefix+678
Capital cityPort Vila
Australia and Oceania
Country Area12,189 sq km
Population 2021314,464
World Rank: 173
Median Age19.5
Life expectancy70.4
Major languageslocal languages (more than 100) 63.2%, Bislama (official; creole) 33.7%, English (official) 2%, French (official) 0.6%, other 0.5% (2009 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC+11:00
Internet TLD.vu
Biggest AirportBauerfield International Airport Port Vila International Airport (VLI)
Average temperature23.95 Β°C
75.11 Β°F
Administrative Divisions6 provinces
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Vanuatu Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionEast Asia & Pacific
CurrencyVatu (VUV)
GDP in 2020$0.9 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 184
GDP per capita in 2020$2,920
World Rank: 135
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, manufacturing, energy, services
Top 5 Import CountriesAustralia, China, United States, Japan, New Zealand
Top 5 Export CountriesAustralia, China, United States, Japan, New Zealand

Biggest Cities in Vanuatu

Here are the largest cities in Vanuatu based on 2021 data:

City Population
Port-Vil 51,437
Luganville 13,397
Lakatoro 705

Map of Vanuatu with the Largest Cities

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