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Basic information about Shefa
Shefa is one of the six provinces of Vanuatu, located in the center of the country and including the islands of Epi and Efate and the Shepherd Islands. The province's name is derived from the initial letters of SHepherd and EFAte. It has a population of 78,723 people and an area of 1,455 km². Its capital is Port Vila, which is also the capital of the nation.
Cities, towns & villages in Shefa
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Port-VilaPort Vila /ˌpɔərt ˈviːlə/ is the capital and largest city of Vanuatu and is located on the island of Efate. Its population in the last census (2009) was 44,040, an increase of 50% on the previous census result (29,356 in 1999). In 2009, the population of Port Vila formed 18.8% of the country's population, and 66.9% of the population of Efate. On March 13, 2015, Port Vila bore extensive damage from Cyclone Pam. Show Port-Vilaon the map
ForariForari is one of the three most used ports in Vanuatu. It is on the eastern end of Éfaté Island. It contains a manganese mine which was opened in 1962 by the French and closed in 1979.In 1971 it was reported that \"workable deposits of manganese oxides occur over an area of 25km2 at Forari.\" Show Forarion the map
PangoPango is a community located in the south-eastern part of Efate, Vanuatu. The name Pango was given by early Samoan missionaries who arrived in the 1840s. Show Pangoon the map
Port-HavannahPort Havannah is a port village on Efate Island in Vanuatu. Show Port-Havannahon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Shefa
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Shefa ProvinceShefa is one of the six provinces of Vanuatu, located in the center of the country and including the islands of Epi and Efate and the Shepherd Islands. The province's name is derived from the initial letters of SHepherd and EFAte. It has a population of 78,723 people and an area of 1,455 km². Its capital is Port Vila, which is also the capital of the nation.Show on map
Different buildings in Shefa
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Tongoa AirportTongoa Airport (IATA: TGH, ICAO: NVST) is an airport in serving the Tongoa island, located in the Shefa Province of Vanuatu.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Shefa
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Pele IslandPélé Island, sometimes spelled Pele in English, is a volcanic island located 11,2 miles north of the island of Éfaté in the Shefa Province of the Republic of Vanuatu. It has a total area of 1.7 square miles, Pélé is inhabited by about 200-220 Ni-Vanuatu villagers residing in the four villages: Worsiviu, Worearu, Piliura, and Launamoa. Pélé Island is a part of the MPA Nguna-Pele Marine Protected Area, which was established in 2003, and is a popular Vanuatuan diving location. The Nguna-Pele Marine Protected Area covers a total area of 11.5 sq. mi., including numerous reefs, sea grass beds, mangrove forests and intertidal lagoons. The Nguna-Pele Marine Protection Agency is located in the village of Piliura, and mounts an exhibition and sells T-shirts. Income from tourism is distributed by thShow on map
TéoumaTeouma is a major archaeological site 800 m (2,625 ft) from Teouma Bay on the island of Éfaté in Vanuatu. The site contains the oldest known cemetery within the Pacific Islands, and has been important in the gathering of information relating to the Lapita people of the ninth and tenth centuries BC.Show on map
Lelepa IslandLelepa (or Lélépa) is an island in the southwestern Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. It belongs to the New Hebrides and is located off the northwest coast of the island of Efate. Lelepa has a length of about five kilometers in north-south direction and an area of 160 hectares. The highest point is Mt. Tifit (202 m). The population of Lelepa is about 500 people. The largest town on the island Natapao (pop. 350),is located on the southern edge of the island. At the northern end of the island lies the village Lelo. On the island there is a school, a kindergarten and two churches (Presbyterian Church and Seventh-day Adventists).Show on map
Éfaté IslandEfate is an island in the Pacific Ocean which is part of the Shefa Province in The Republic of Vanuatu. It is also known as Île Vate. It is the most populous (approx. 66,000) island in Vanuatu. Efate's land area of 899.5 square kilometres (347.3 sq mi) makes it Vanuatu's third largest island. Most inhabitants of Efate live in Port Vila, the national capital. Its highest mountain is Mount McDonald with a height of 647 metres (2,123 ft). During World War II, Efate served an important role as a United States military base.Show on map
ÉpiEpi (or Épi, Api; formerly known as Tasiko or Volcano Island) is an island in Shefa Province, Vanuatu, at the north end of the Shepherd Islands. The island is 43 kilometres (27 mi) long northwest-southeast, and 18 kilometres (11 mi) wide, with an area of 444 square kilometres (171 sq mi). Its shoreline measures 130 km. In 1986 it had a population of 3,035 but in 2009 it had increased to 5,200.Show on map
Emae IslandEmae (coordinates 17°4′S 168°24′E / 17.067°S 168.400°E) is an island in the Shepherds Islands, Shefa, Vanuatu. Maunga Lasi is the highest peak at 644 m. It forms the northern rim of the (mostly) underwater volcano of Makura, which also covers the nearby islands of Makura and Mataso. It is 10 km (6 mi) long and up to 5 km (3 mi) wide, with an area of 32 square kilometres (12 square miles).Show on map
Moso IslandMoso Island is an island off the northwest coast of Efate in Vanuatu, in Shefa Province. It is separated from Efate by Namoso Passage, which is 200 meters wide at its narrowest point. Along with Lelepa, it creates the harbour at north Efate known as Port Havannah. This harbour was a focal point during World War II, with many troops stationed there, including posts on Moso itself. Today, small tokens of the soldiers' presence can still be seen on Moso.Show on map
Hideaway IslandMele Island (also known by tourists as Hideaway Island) is a Polynesian outlier and islet in Vanuatu. The island is owned by the local Mele villagers, but is leased to the owners of Hideaway Island Resort. The island is accessed by a boat service from nearby Port Vila and offers accommodation and watersports to visitors.Show on map
Tongoa IslandKuwae is a submarine caldera between the Epi and Tongoa islands in Vanuatu. Kuwae Caldera cuts through the flank of the Tavani Ruru volcano on Epi and the northwestern end of Tongoa. The submarine volcano Karua, one of the most active volcanoes of Vanuatu, is near the northern rim of Kuwae Caldera.Show on map
Nguna IslandNguna Island is an outer island off the north coast of Efate, Vanuatu in Undine Bay. It is neighboured to the east by Pele Island and to the west by Moso Island.Show on map