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Wal·lis and Fu·tu·na Islands

 (wŏl′ĭs; fo͞o-to͞o′nə)
A French overseas territory consisting of two groups of islands in the southwest Pacific Ocean west of Samoa and northeast of Fiji. Controlled by the French from 1842, the islands became an overseas territory in 1961.
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Wallis and Futuna Islands

(ˈwɒlɪs; fuːˈtjuːnə)
pl n
(Placename) a French overseas territory in the SW Pacific, west of Samoa. Capital: Mata-Utu. Pop: 15 507 (2013 est). Area: 367 sq km (143 sq miles)
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The highest gasoline price is in Hong Kong ($ 2.04 per liter), followed by Monaco - $ 1.98, Wallis and Futuna - $ 1.90, Norway - $ 1.85, Barbados - $ 1.80 per liter.
* The Western Pacific Region, one of the six regions of the World Health Organization, consists of 37 countries and areas with a population of approximately 1.8 billion, including American Samoa (USA), Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia (France), Guam (USA), Hong Kong (China), Japan, Kiribati, Laos, Macao (China), Malaysia, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Nauru, New Caledonia (France), New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands (UK), Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Tokelau (New Zealand), Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, and Wallis and Futuna (France).
'France is also a country of the Pacific Ocean,' he said, citing New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Wallis and Futuna as part of its overseas territories.
In the article titled "Organic, Gas, and Element Geochemistry of Hydrothermal Fluids of the Newly Discovered Extensive Hydrothermal Area in the Wallis and Futuna Region (SW Pacific)" [1], the Sulfate formula was given incorrectly as "S[O.sub.4]." It should be corrected to "S[O.sub.4.sup.2-]" throughout the article.
The regions in this forecast include American Samoa, Australia, Chuuk, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Howland and Baker, Indonesia, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kiribati, Kosrae, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Northern Marianas, Northwester Hawaiian Islands, Palau, Palmyra Island, Ponhnpei, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna and Yap.
PacSoc is now accepting applications from the following countries, territories, prefectures, and states: Fiji, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Nauru, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Niue, Republic of Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, American Samoa, Tokelau, Guam, Timor-Leste, Wallis and Futuna, Hawaii, Okinawa, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
TEHRAN (FNA)- A string of strong to moderate earthquakes with magnitudes in measurement ranging from 6.8 to 5.6 on the Richter scale kept hitting areas to the southeast of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna, and beyond since early hours of Monday.
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.
Before it was lifted, the tsunami warning was in effect for the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tuvalu, New Caledonia, Kosrae, Fiji, Kiribati, and Wallis and Futuna.
Their last win came in the 1983 South Pacific Games, where they beat Wallis and Futuna 3-0, although performances since suggest they would have struggled to beat Wallace and Gromit.
Three teenage boys set adrift for 50 days in a small boat in the South Pacific have arrived in Fiji on board a New Zealand fishing boat, the San Nikanau, whose crew spotted the boys' floundering boat near the French territory of Wallis and Futuna.