Is Vanuatu in Tonga?

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Vanuatu (IPA: /ˌvɑːnuːˈɑːtuː/), officially the Republic of Vanuatu (French: République de Vanuatu), is an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago is some 1,750 km (1,090 mi) east of northern Australia, 500 km (310 mi) north-east of New Caledonia, west of Fiji, and south of the Solomon Islands.
Vanuatu was first inhabited by Melanesian people. Europeans began to settle in the area in the late 18th century. In the 1880s France and the United Kingdom claimed parts of the country and in 1906 they agreed a framework for jointly managing the archipelago through a British-French Condominium as the New Hebrides. An independence movement was established in the 1970s, and the Republic of Vanuatu was created in 1980. So to answer your question - No - Vanuatu is not a part of Tonga.
However, people often mistaken Tongoa - an island of Vanuatu with Tonga.
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Where is deforestation in vanuatu?

Answer . Loging in Vanuatu is a limited industry. There is some loggin on the main Island of Efate and also Santo. Apart from that login is very limited.. I know someone who has a sandlewood industry there. It's pretty big because there isn't a competition there.

Is there a Christmas in Vanuatu?

Quote from website linked below: In Vanuatu, the Christmas - New Year Holiday is celebrated with true gusto combined with an unique South Pacific take on European customs.

Where is Vanuatu?

It is an Island in the Pacific ocean. Its in the Gilbert & Ellis islands. it is on the international date line. South Pacific Islands is where Vanuatu is located

What is the vegetation in Tonga?

There is little original vegetation remaining, and most land is either cropped or in bush fallow. Approximately 50% of the island has an overstorey of mature coconuts with regular cropping and livestock activities carried out beneath.

What is the history of Tonga?

The past 4000 B.C. the Polynesians first arrived to Tonga. There are many legends and myths of how Tonga came about. But the one I know that is true is how our first King became king. Tonga has 6 inhabited islands, Tongatapu, Vava'u, 'Eua, Haapai, Niuafo'ou and Niuatoputapu. Each island had a king (MORE)

Can you volunteer in vanuatu?

Yes through VSA (Volunteer Services Abroad) there are currently 8 people working as volunteers in Vanuatu. My friend is working in Santo setting up schools. She is keeping a blog about it called no room for dinosaurs vanuatu volunteer blog

What continent is Tonga in?

Tonga is not part of a continent because Tonga are little tiny islands in the pacific. Tonga is one of the pacific islands.

What continent is Tonga on?

Tonga is an archipelago of islands in the south west Pacific. The nearest continent would be Australia about 3,000 km away.

What is Tonga been?

The Tonga bean is also known as the Tonka bean. It is the seed fromthe Dipteryx Odorata. This bean is used for flavoring foods.

What continant is Vanuatu on?

Vanuatu is an island nation in the south Pacific north and east of Australia. It is not on a continent.. There's a map and more information available at the Wikipedia article on Vanuatu. Oh, and you'll need a link. Got one for ya.

How long to fly Perth to Vanuatu?

takes 4-5 hours to get to Sydney from Perth (Subject to verification) then from Syd to Port Vila 3:30, and back Port Vila to Syd it is longer because of front wind 3:50

Which continent is Tonga on?

The Kingdom of Tonga is not on any of the Earth's continents. It isactually an archipelago that consists of 176 islands in the middleof the Pacific Ocean.

What is there to do in vanuatu?

Snorkling, scuba diving, boat tours, cascade tours, jungle tours, Island tours, helicoter tours... then Drinking Kava...and getting to meet the locals...Vanuatu has the best meat on earth 100% organic.... Vanuatu is not so much a shopping destination, it is a place where you go to relax...

What do the native vanuatu people eat?

Natives of Vanuatu peel yams for their Lap-Lap meal consisting of milk and yam and pig shreads, baked over a live fire wrapped in banana leaf! Yummmmmmmmmmmy! It seems as though they eats this daily according to a live documentary on MTV.

Vanuatu in which continent?

Not a continent-but a group of islands. Usually referred to as partof Oceania. Note Vanuatu is a Melanesian nation - notPolynesian as per the above photo!

What is the population of Vanuatu?

The population vanuatu is 211,971 according to Google wow a lot of people on a small island TRUE FACT TRUST ME!!!! by a girl. According to the CIA World Factbook July 2009 estimates the population is about 218,519.

Who is the leader of Tonga?

The Monarch of Tonga use to have absolute power in the Kingdom but as of 2010 had delegated everyday duties of running the country to the Prime Minister. if you asked a native tongan they would say God :)

How old is Tonga?

The Tongan archipelago has been inhabited for over 3000 years The Tu'i Tonga (the first true "tongan" ruling dynasty) was created around the year 900AD with 'Aho'eitu as the first Tu'i Tonga and ended in 1875 with the death of Laufilitonga The islands of Tonga were united into a kingdom in 1845 by (MORE)

Who is the King of Tonga?

His name is Siaosi Tupou the 5th. In English it is King George Tupou the 5th. the king of Tonga is George Tupou V.

Animals in Vanuatu?

Pacific boa, iguana, and locla lizards, bats and flying foxes,several endemic birds etc. No native land mammals.

What do native vanuatu people celebrate?

We celebrate every holidays like you do. We celebrate our Independence day which we got on the 30 July 1980 and is celebrated every year. We also celebrate our birthdays like you do as well as the Easter and Christmas holidays. We celebrate the harvesting of new yams, weddings, graduations, annivers (MORE)

What are facts about Tonga?

Kingdom of TONGA The Kingdom of Tonga is an archipelago of 172 islands in the central South West Pacific, south of Samoa, 3580 kms north east of Australia and 650 kms east of Fiji. The archipelago is also known as The Friendly Islands so narned by Captain Cook when he was welcomed by Chief Fina (MORE)

Vanuatu belongs to which country?

Vanuatu is a country, it doesn't belong to any country. It was colonised by both the French and the British, but is now independent. Oceania (previous answer) is a region, not a country. (See . Oceania, it is a group of islands in the South Pacific Oc (MORE)

Where are the Tonga Islands?

Tonga is located in the South Pacific, Halfway between Hawai'i and New Zealand. It is within thePolynesian Triangle

What are the provinces of Vanuatu?

The provinces of Vanuatu are like the states in the US or provinces in Canada. The names of the provinces are derived from the letters of the names of the islands in that province.. Example: PENAMA (PENecost, AMbae, MAewo) islands. Maybe this helps.

What is it like in Tonga?

in Tonga it is beautiful and tropical all year round. it stays like 85degrees all year and they have a lot of beaches and lagoons because they are mostly atolls. they have palm trees!!! :D

How does Vanuatu get there food?

Before contact with the West, staple foods included yam, taro, banana, coconut, sugarcane, tropical nits, greens, pigs, fowl and seafood. Rural people typically produce most of what the eat, supplementing this with luxury foods (rice and tinned fish) purchased in stores.

Who named Tonga?

i don't know but for i know Capt. James Cook named Tonga the friendly town or something like that , for how people greeted him when he first came in and out of Tonga.

What can you do in Tonga?

Anything you want. But in Tonga they have a specific way of showing respect. What puts Tongans apart is that RESPECT for tongans is a big thing. For tongans there are different catergories of respect. There are rules in Tonga that you must obey & by sticking to them, you would be fine. And when you (MORE)

Is there a Tonga king?

Yes there is a Tonga King. There is a royal family in Tonga, althpugh the population is just 100 000.

How did vanuatu get its name?

Late 1979 The late Fr Walter lini decided Vanua" Tu" would be theright name to replace the New Hebredis. "Vanua" is derived from the Austonesian language of the Ragadialect spoken on Pentecost meaning an Island. "Tu" would meanstanding up forever"

What are some traditional foods from vanuatu?

Its lap lap definatley its got : . Coconut milk . Island cabbage (optional) . Taro or manioc or cooking bananas . For something different use a mix of any two above ingredients. Or add sweet potato (kumala) with your manioc. . Banana leaves for wrapping You grate manioc and make it into a pas (MORE)

Who discovered Tonga?

Tonga was discovered by two unnamed Dutch explorers in 1616. However, Dutch trader/explorer Abel Tasman is often given the credit, as he was the first known European to land there, doing so in 1643.

How was Tonga originated?

Tonga originated from Samoa and of the lapita people the first polynesians of the south pacific warfare broke out in Samoa do to the tu'i manu'a kings of Samoa islanders fled to other islands thus the name Tonga and Tonga started to build there own kingdom tu'i Tonga.tu'i ha'atakalaua,tu'i kanokupol (MORE)

What represents Tonga?

The national colours of Tonga are Red and White The White Dove of peace is also used often

Are there Mormons in Tonga?

Yes! Actually, Tonga has one of the highest Mormon populations in the world (by percent, not number, since Tonga is quite small). In January 2010, there were 55,173 baptized members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the "Mormon" church) in Tonga. The total population of Tonga was (MORE)

What leader does Tonga have?

Tonga is a Constitutional Monarchy so it has the Monarch (King George Tupou IV) at the head of its government.

Is Tonga an medc?

hell noo. there are small pockets of developement, but overall no Tonga is an LEDC

Does Tonga have tax?

Tonga does have faxes because when tongan people need it for help or somehting, there is always there tax to when they need something or not. LOL :L Thanks fr tha adds follow me on TWITTER or if not add me as a friend on FACEBOOK

Who found tonga?

Polynesians found and lived in tonga first but... captain cook found Tonga and called it the friendly islands

How do you say Vanuatu in Bislama?

Vah-noo-ah-too, all syllables same length, don't draw it out. People from Vanuatu are ni-Vanuatu, not Vanuatuans (as is sometimes referred to)

What do people in Tonga do?

It depends on the aim of your question because it's so vague and very general. Just like other countries, the citizens of the nation work to care and provide for their families, and ultimately to survive. Work can include selling handmade crafts (stuff for ta'olunga costumes), homemade baked good (MORE)

Does Tonga have trains?

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