Where is Wallis and Futuna?
Wallis and Futuna is an Oceanian country covering 142.00 km2. This makes it the22 smallest region in the world and about 19 times smaller than Rhode Island. Its geographic coordinates are 13 18 S, 176 12 W and Mata Utu is the capital city.
Wallis and Futuna is an island nation. The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.
It was named after British Captain Samuel Wallis, who discovered the island in 1767.
Its ISO code is WF.
The islands are located in Oceania. Wallis and Futuna has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level.
The climate is hot and dry, with rain a rare occurrence. Its terrain is of volcanic origin and consists of low hills.
Wallis and Futuna has a population of 15,664 making it the 220th largest in the world.
Wallisian, Furtunian and French are all widely spoken. The most common ethnic group is reported as Polynesian. The majority of the population identifies as Roman Catholic.
The dialing code for the country is 681.
It is an overseas territory of France. Its constitution was last ratified in 1958.
Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Wallis and Futuna's GDP is $60,000,000.00 (USD) with $3,800.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 222nd largest economy and its citizens the 172nd richest in the world. The currency of Wallis and Futuna is the Franc (XPF). Its main exports are copra, chemicals, and construction materials. Its major imports include chemicals, machinery, and consumer goods.