Futuna Islands
or Hoorn Islands geographical name islands SW Pacific NE of Fiji; formerly a French protectorate, since 1959 part of Wallis & Futuna Islands territory population 4732

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  • Futuna Islands — or Hoorn Islands Island group (pop., 1996: 4,638), South Pacific Ocean. Lying northeast of Fiji, the islands, Futuna and Alofi, form the southwestern part of the French overseas territory of Wallis and Futuna. Their combined land area is 36 sq mi …   Universalium

  • 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 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

  • Wallisand Futuna Islands — Wal·lis and Fu·tu·na Islands (wŏlʹĭs; fo͞o to͞oʹnə) 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… …   Universalium

  • 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

  • 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 — /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 — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Futuna — geographical name 1. island SW Pacific in Futuna Islands 2. island SW Pacific in SE Vanuatu …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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