in Shefa Province, Vanuatu
- Chief Roi Mata’s Domain (Unesco heritage, 95 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -17.734 and 168.322 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -17° 44' 1" and E 168° 19' 18"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Vatu - VUV
- Spoken languages:
- Bislama, English, French
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:00 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Efate
- UTC/GMT offset: 11 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:42 am and 6:19 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 17.826 and -11.572 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- El Gheddiya
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Explore Port Vila
Port Vila in Shefa Province with it's 35,901 inhabitants is a city in Vanuatu. It's the capital of this country.
Local time in Port Vila is now 07:00 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Efate with an UTC offset of 11 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Port Vila. The closest airport in Vanuatu is Port Vila Bauerfield Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Chief Roi Mata’s Domain in a distance of 95 mi (or 152 km), North. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Lakatoro, Isangel, Saratamata, Luganville and We. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Grand Hotel and Casino
Warwick Le Lagon - Vanuatu
Island Magic Resort
Holiday Inn Resort VANUATU
Chantilly's on the Bay
COCONUT PALMS RESORT
Poppys On The Lagoon
Videos from this area
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Port Vila et son marché
Le marché de Port Vila tout en couleurs. Capitale du Vanuatu http://www.photoyage.fr/galerie/oceanie.html.
Vanuatu Dreams, Port Vila.
A first person glance into some of the adventures that are to be had around Port Vila, Vanuatu.
FLYING in Vanuatu | Landing in Port Vila
Landing at Bauerfield International in Port Vila, Vanuatu with a small airplane arriving from Nadi, Fiji. Nice approach going around islands and lagoon !
Diving in Port Vila. Vanuatu with the ProDive Sydney Group
http://www.Nautilus.com.vu Sub only decided to come on this trip about 3 hours before the rest of the ProDive scube diving group were due to depart Sydney bound for Port Vila to do 10 dives...
Juergen Schreiter going Vanuatu | Car Ride Port Vila - Vanuatu Cruise -- City Traffic
VANUATU TOURS - SOUTH PACIFIC - Jürgen Schreiter Globetrotter Car Ride Port Vila - Vanuatu Cruise -- City Traffic - Downtown Port Vila - Vanuatu.
Food Market Port Vila Vanuatu - Vanuatu Port Vila Tours & Adventures [HD]
Food Market Port Vila Vanuatu - Vanuatu Port Vila Tours & Adventures.
Kate has Been Diving in Vanuatu with Nautilus for 16 years
http://www.nautilus.com.vu Kate went for Padi open-water to dive master and has logged 100's of dives with Nautilus. Kate was back in Port Vila to help us with the mop up after Cyclone Pam...
Pro Dive from Sydney Diving in Vanuatu
http://DivingVanuatu.net Pro Dive Sydney had organized to send a group of divers here "Port Vila" in Vanuatu pre cyclone Pam. Initially they were a little concerned about coming due to the...
A great trip for ProDive Sydney
http://www.Nautilus.com.vu We were so lucky during the recent cyclone "Pam" that caused so much damage here in Port Vila, Vanuatu as far as our dive operation was concerned. We only had ...
SDA Elder & Church Clerk - After Cyclone Pam
In downtown Port Vila: 12 days after Cyclone Pam came through, the Church Clerk and an Elder of the SDA Church in Vanuatu tell a little bit about what happened to the Torua SDA Church in Malapoa,.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Bauerfield International Airport
Bauerfield International Airport is an airport located in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The airport is relatively small in size, but its runway has the capability and length to accept jets up to the Boeing 767. It serves as the hub for Vanuatu's flag carrier airline, Air Vanuatu.
Efate is an island in the Pacific Ocean which is part of the Shefa Province in The Republic of Vanuatu. It is also known as Île Vate. It is the most populous (approx. 50,000) island in Vanuatu. Efate's land area of 899.5 square kilometres makes it Vanuatu's third largest island. Most inhabitants of Efate live in Port Vila, the national capital. Its highest mountain is Mount McDonald with a height of 647 metres .
Korman Stadium is a sports stadium located in Port Vila, Vanuatu. It is the national stadium and the home of Vanuatu's national football team. The stadium's capacity is 6,500. Korman stadium was named for one of Vanuatu's politicians, the head of the Vanuatu Republican Party, Maxime Carlot Korman. Amical FC are tenants of the stadium.
Parliament of Vanuatu
The Parliament (or Parlement in French) is the unicameral legislative body of the Republic of Vanuatu. It was established by chapter 4 of the 1980 Constitution, upon Vanuatu's independence from France and the United Kingdom. The functioning of Parliament is derived from the British Westminster system, and includes the principle of parliamentary supremacy, within the limits of the Constitution.
Roy Mata was a powerful 13th century Melanesian chief from what is now Vanuatu. His elaborate grave, containing the bodies of over 25 members of his retinue, was discovered by French archaeologist Jose Garranger in 1967 and inscribed on the World Heritage List in 2008. Garranger was able to locate the grave on Retoka island by analyzing local folklore. According to legend, when Roy Mata conquered the land, his first goal was to unite the tribes. His reign is reputed to have been a peaceful one.
Teouma is a major archaeological site on the island of Éfaté in Vanuatu. The site contains the oldest known cemetery within the Pacific Islands, and has been important in the gathering of information relating to the Lapita people of the ninth and tenth centuries BC. In late 2003, 26 inhumations consisting of 36 individuals were found in the largest-known cemetery located on the south coast of Éfaté Island in Vanuatu in the Pacific.
Roman Catholic Diocese of Port-Vila
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Port-Vila in Vanuatu is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nouméa. It was erected in 1901 as the Prefecture Apostolic of New Hebrides and elevated to a Vicariate Apostolic in 1904. In 1966, it was elevated as the Diocese of Port-Vila.
The privately lease held island of Iririki is located in Mele Bay, a free 3-minute ferry ride from the Vanuatu capital Port Vila. The whole island is leased to the Iririki Island Resort and no ni-Vanuatu live on the island.
Mele Island (also known by tourists as Hideaway Island) is a Polynesian outlier and islet in Vanuatu. The island is owned by the local Mele villagers, but is leased to the owners of Hideaway Island Resort. The island is accessed by a boat service from nearby Port Vila and offers accommodation and watersports to visitors.
National Museum of Vanuatu
The National Museum of Vanuatu (or Nasonal Miusium blong Vanuatu) is located in the Vanuatu Cultural Centre in Port Vila, Vanuatu. It specializes in exhibits relating to the culture and history of this group of islands in the South Pacific.
Vanuatu Cultural Centre
The Vanuatu Cultural Centre (in Bislama Vanuatu Kaljoral Senta or "VKS"), founded in 1959, is the national cultural centre of Vanuatu. It is located in Port Vila. Since 2007, its director is Marcellin Abong.
National Library (Vanuatu)
The National Library is the national library of Vanuatu. Located within the Vanuatu Cultural Centre in Port Vila, it contains about 15,000 books and serves both as a national repository for "rare and special" material, and as a lending library. It was established in April 2004. The Library possesses two "special collections", one devoted to Vanuatu and the other to other parts of the Pacific. It holds "some 500 rare items" about Vanuatu, primarily a collection of rare books.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Fila, Vila, Port Fila, ፖርት ቪላ, Порт Вила, Port Vila, Port-Vila, Βίλα, פורט וילה, VLI, ポートビラ, 포트빌라, Порт-Вила, 維拉港