Wallis and Futuna

overseas collectivity of France

14°18′6.52″S 178°6′33.55″W / 14.3018111°S 178.1093194°W / -14.3018111; -178.1093194

Wallis and Futuna
Wallis et Futuna (French)
Location of Wallis and Futuna
Location of Wallis and Futuna
CapitalMata Utu
• Total
142[1] km2 (55 sq mi)
• Water (%)
• 2022 estimate
Time zoneUTC+12
ISO 3166 codeWF
Internet TLD.wf
Futuna and Alofi (left), Wallis (right)

Wallis and Futuna, officially called the Territory of Wallis and Futuna Islands (French: Wallis et Futuna or Territoire des îles Wallis et Futuna), is a group of three volcanic tropical islands Wallis (Uvea), Futuna, and Alofi with fringing reefs. They are in the South Pacific Ocean between Fiji and Samoa. One of the islands in the group is named after Cornish explorer Samuel Wallis.

References change

  1. "Wallis and Futuna - The World Factbook". Central Intelligence Agency. 2022-04-19. Retrieved 2022-04-26.