- Hoorn Islands
The Hoorn Islands (also Futuna Islands) are one of the two island groups of which the French overseas collectivity ("
collectivité d'outre-mer", or "COM") of Wallis and Futunais geographically composed. The aggregate area is 115 km², and the population 4873 ( censusof 2003).
Geographically, there are two islands:
*Futuna Island (in the northwest) (83 km², pop. 4871)
Alofi Island(in the southeast) (32 km², pop. 2)
Administratively, the Hoorn Islands encompass two of the three royal chiefdoms of Wallis and Futuna:
Tu`a(Alo): eastern part of Futuna Island, and Alofi Island (area 85 km², pop. 2993)
Sigave(Singave): western third of Futuna Island (area 30 km², pop. 1880)
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