Futuna Islands


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Fu·tu·na Islands

 (fə-to͞o′nə, fo͞o-) also Hoorn Islands (hôrn)
An island group of the southwest Pacific Ocean northeast of Fiji. Part of the French overseas territory of Wallis and Futuna, the islands were annexed by France in 1887.
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The new 1,300-kilometer system links the countrys largest islands, Upolu and Savaii, to the Southern Cross Cable Network in Suva, Fiji, and to the Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands via a spur.
The country with the most minimal ecological footprint in the world was Montserrat, followed by Nauru, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Cook Islands and the British Virgin Islands, respectively.
Pierre and Miquelon, French South Antarctic Territories, American Samoa, Christmas Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Montserrat, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Cocos Islands, Norfolk Island, Tokelau, Niue, Pitcairn, Western Sahara, and Guam.
Tsunami warnings were issued for the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, Kosrae, Fiji, Kiribati, and Wallis and Futuna islands, but later cancelled.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued a tsunami warning for the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, Kosrae, Fiji, Kiribati, and Wallis and Futuna islands.
The warning was issued for the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, Kosrae, Fiji, Kiribati, and Wallis and Futuna islands while a tsunami watch was issued for the rest of the South Pacific countries, including Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand.
25 per minute, were to the Wallis and Futuna Islands, a remote French overseas territory in the Pacific with only 2,500 phone lines in service.
The countries and territories concerned are the following: Greenland, New Caledonia and Dependencies, French Polynesia, French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Wallis and Futuna Islands, Mayotte, Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, Aruba, Netherlands Antilles (ie Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustacius, Sint Maarten), Anguilla, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Saint Helena and Dependencies, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, Turks and Caicos Islands, British Virgin Islands and Bermuda.
95-a-minute premium rate number in the Wallis and Futuna Islands - a French overseas territory in the South Pacific.
American Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue, Pitcairn, Tokelau, Tuvalu, and the Wallis and Futuna Islands have populations of less than 100,000.
continue with a Torres Island group (Australian pop singer Christine Anu is a Torres Islander) and a dance by the Wallis and Futuna Islands, then break for a traditional lunch made by the delegation from Vanuatu.
Trawling four main national categories--East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and the Pacific--the exhibition includes artists from Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Wallis and Futuna Islands.