Wallis and Futuna Islands


Wallis and Futuna Islands
French territory in the southwestern Pacific Ocean that consists of the two island groups of Wallis and Futuna

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Wallis and Futuna Islands — Island group, South Pacific Ocean. It is a self governing overseas territory (pop., 2000 est.: 15,283) of France; it includes Wallis Island (also known as Uvea), the Futuna Islands (Futuna and Alofi), and a number of islets. The administrative… …   Universalium

  • Wallis and Futuna Islands — /ˈwɒləs ən fuˈtjunə/ (say woluhs uhn fooh tyoohnuh) plural noun an island group in the south western Pacific; a self governing French overseas territory. 321 km2. Languages: French and two Polynesian languages. Capital: Mata Utu …   Australian English dictionary

  • Wallis and Futuna Islands —  South Pacific island cluster, formerly a French overseas territory, now formally a French overseas collectivity; capital Mata Utu …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Wallis and Futuna Islands —   Refer instead to CFP FRANC …   International financial encyclopaedia

  • Wallis and Futuna Islands — …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of mammals in the Wallis and Futuna Islands — This is a list of the mammal species recorded in the Wallis and Futuna Islands. There are 5 mammal species in the Wallis and Futuna Islands, all of which are marine mammals of the order Cetacea. [This list is derived from the IUCN Red List which… …   Wikipedia

  • Wallis and Futuna — [wô′lis] French overseas territory in the South Pacific, northeast of the Fiji Islands: it consists of two groups of islands (Wallis Islands and Futuna Islands): c. 106 sq mi (275 sq km); pop. 14,000 * * * Wallis and Futuna Introduction Wallis… …   Universalium

  • Wallis and Futuna — Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands Territoire des îles Wallis et Futuna/ Telituale o Uvea mo Futuna …   Wikipedia

  • Wallis and Futuna — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Wallis and Futuna <p></p> Background: <p></p> The Futuna island group was discovered by the Dutch in 1616 and Wallis by the British in 1767, but it was the French who… …   The World Factbook

  • Wallis and Futuna — noun An overseas territory of France in Oceania. Official name: Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands …   Wiktionary


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