Overview - Vanuatu

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Capital:Port Vila
Area:12,200 km²
Population:208,869 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):Local languages (more than 100) - 72.6%, Bislama - 23.1%, English - 1.9%, French - 1.4%, others - 0.3%, unspecified - 0.7%.
Religion(s):Presbyterian - 31.4%, Anglican - 13.4%, Roman Catholic - 13.1%, Seventh-Day Adventist - 10.8%, other Christian - 13.8%, indigenous beliefs - 5.6%, others - 9.6%, none - 1%, unspecified - 1.3%.
Ethnic Group(s):Ni-Vanuatu 98.5%, others - 1.5%.