What is the Latitude and Longitude on Vanuatu?
Latitude of Vanuatu is:-16 and Longitude of Vanuatu is: 167
Settled first be Melanesians, Vanuatu is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean. it has been a centre of conflict between France and United Kingdom in the early 20th century. Both the countries ruled parts of Vanuatu during the 20th century. Vanuatu became an independent republic in the year 1980.
Vanuatu is located at the geographical coordinates of 16 South and 167 East. It is spread over a total area of 12,190 square kilometres. a total population of only 243,304 lives in the country. This island is in the vicinity of northern Australia in its east at a distance of 1750 kilometres, southeast of Solomon Islands, west of the Fiji islands and northeast of New Caledonia. Port Vila is the capital and the largest city in Vanuatu.
Vanuatu is an archipelago of islands of volcanic origin. Espiritu Santo is the largest island of this archipelago. Apart from the capital, Luganville is one of the biggest and important cities of the country and is located on Espiritu Santo. Mount Tabwemasana, at a height of 6165 feet, is the most elevated peak in the country. Vanuatu rain forests of the country are a part of Australasian ecozone. The climatic conditions in the country are accompanied with hot and rainy summers. Winters also receive some rainfall and are cooler and pleasant. Agriculture and tourism form the backbone of the country's economy.
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