Mata-Utu


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Mata-Utu,

town (2003 pop. 1,191), capital of the French overseas territory of the Wallis and Futuna IslandsWallis and Futuna Islands
, officially Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands, French overseas territory (2008 pop. 13,484), 106 sq mi (274 sq km), S Pacific, W of Samoa and NE of Fiji.
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. Located on the E coast of Uvea island, it is a port and the chief city of the territory. Points of interest include the cathedral and the palace of the king of Uvea.
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