Wallis Islands
geographical name islands SW Pacific NE of Fiji Islands; with Futuna Islands, constitute a French overseas territory ( Wallis and Futuna Islands population 14,000)

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  • Wallis Islands — Island group (pop., 1996: 9,528), forming the northeastern part of the French overseas territory of Wallis and Futuna, South Pacific Ocean. It comprises the main island of Uvea and eight islets, all enclosed in one coral reef, and it has an area… …   Universalium

  • List of volcanoes in Wallis Islands — This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes …   Wikipedia

  • Wallis and Futuna — [wô′lis] French overseas territory in the South Pacific, northeast of the Fiji Islands: it consists of two groups of islands (Wallis Islands and Futuna Islands): c. 106 sq mi (275 sq km); pop. 14,000 * * * Wallis and Futuna Introduction Wallis… …   Universalium

  • Wallis and Futuna — [wô′lis] French overseas territory in the South Pacific, northeast of the Fiji Islands: it consists of two groups of islands (Wallis Islands and Futuna Islands): c. 106 sq mi (275 sq km); pop. 14,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Wallis and Futuna — Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands Territoire des îles Wallis et Futuna/ Telituale o Uvea mo Futuna …   Wikipedia

  • Wallis (island) — Kingdom of ʻUvea Puleʻaga Hau ʻo ʻUvea …   Wikipedia

  • Wallis — /wol is, waw lis/, n. 1. Harold Brent /brent/, (Hal), 1899 1986, U.S. film producer. 2. John, 1616 1703, English mathematician. 3. a male given name, form of Wallace. 4. a female given name. * * * (as used in expressions) Vidor King Wallis …   Universalium

  • Wallis Island — Wallis ( wl. okinaUvea) is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the French overseas collectivity ( collectivité d outre mer , or COM ) of Wallis and Futuna.GeographyThe island has an area of 77,5 km² and a circumference of c. 50 km. Its… …   Wikipedia

  • Wallis and Futuna — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Wallis and Futuna <p></p> Background: <p></p> The Futuna island group was discovered by the Dutch in 1616 and Wallis by the British in 1767, but it was the French who… …   The World Factbook

  • Islands administered by France in the Indian and Pacific oceans — Indian Ocean Islands= The following islands are in the Indian Ocean*Réunion ( fr. La Réunion) (Overseas department and region) *Mayotte ( fr. Mayotte) (Overseas collectivity entitled departmental collectivity ) *French Southern and Antarctic… …   Wikipedia

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