Wallis and Futuna


Wallis and Futuna
An overseas territory of France in Oceania. Official name: Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands.

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  • 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 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

  • Futuna Island, Wallis and Futuna — Futuna is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the French overseas collectivity ( collectivité d outre mer , or COM ) of Wallis and Futuna . It is one of the Hoorn Islands or Îles Horne, nearby Alofi being the other. They are both a… …   Wikipedia

  • Wallis and Futuna national football team — Infobox National football team Name = Wallis and Futuna Badge = Logo waf.png Nickname = Association = Wallis and Futuna Soccer Federation Coach = Most caps = Top scorer = FIFA Trigramme = WLF FIFA Rank = Elo Rank = 209 Home Stadium = Stade de… …   Wikipedia

  • Wallis and Futuna national rugby union team — The Wallis and Futuna national rugby union team represents Wallis and Futuna in rugby union. They have not yet qualified for the rugby world cup. Their first international was against Papua New Guinea, who beat them 54 5 in 1966. Wallis and… …   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

  • Wallis and Futuna Territorial Assembly election, 2007 — Territorial Assembly elections were held in Wallis and Futuna on 1 April 2007. [http://www.rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read id=31206] Of the twenty six lists contesting the election, twenty won one seat each in an election that has been described… …   Wikipedia

  • Wallis and Futuna Territorial Assembly election, 2002 — Legislative elections for the Territorial Assembly were held in Wallis and Futuna on 10 March 2002. The result was a victory for the coalition of Rally for the Republic and Voice of the Wallis and Futuna Peoples, which won 13 of the 20… …   Wikipedia


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