Vitu Islands

Vitu Islands

Vitu Islands (IPA2|vitu), is a volcanic group with an area of 37 sq mi (96 km²) located in the Bismarck Archipelago volcanic island group, a part of Papua New Guinea in the South West Pacific, which has a total area of 19,200 sq mi (49,730 km²).

Garove and Unea are the largest islands. The group is the chief copra center of Papua New Guinea. Formerly called the French Islands, the group is sometimes known as the Witu Islands.

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