Country Profiles


Capital :Port Vila

Land Area :12,200 sq km

Head of Government :Prime Minister Ham Lini (since 11 December 2004)

Population :205,754 (July 2005 est.)

Major Languages :English, French, pidgin (known as Bislama or Bichelama), plus more than 100 local languages

Major Religion(s) : Presbyterian 36.7%, Anglican 15%, Roman Catholic 15%, indigenous beliefs 7.6%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6.2%, Church of Christ 3.8%, other 15.7% (including Jon Frum Cargo cult)

Date of Joining : 1980


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