Efate(redirected from Éfaté, Vanuatu)
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Efate(ĕfä`tē), Fr. Vaté (vätā`), volcanic island, c.300 sq mi (780 sq km), South Pacific, most important island of VanuatuVanuatu
, formerly New Hebrides
, officially Republic of Vanuatu, independent republic (2009 pop. 243,304), c.5,700 sq mi (14,760 sq km), South Pacific, E of Australia.
..... Click the link for more information. and seat of Port VilaPort Vila
town (2009 pop. 45,694), capital and largest town of the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu. On the SW coast of Efate island, it is a deep-sea port built around a natural harbor at Pontoon Bay.
..... Click the link for more information. , the capital and administrative center. Efate produces copra, coffee, and sandalwood. Havannah Harbour was developed during World War II.