About Vanuatu

Capital Port Vila
National Name Bislama and French pronunciation
National Holiday Independence Day, jul 30
Language English, French, Bislama
Vanuatu country code +678
President Tallis Obed Moses (2017)
Land Area 12,189 km²
Total Area 12,189 km²
Population 3 lakhs (2019)
Groth Rate 3.3% annual change (2019)
Birth rate 3.78 births per woman (2018)
Infant Mortality rate 22.4/1000
Life Expectancy 70.32 years (2018)
Density 25 per Km2
Currency Vanuatu vatu
Literacy Rate 87.5 % (2018)

History of Vanuatu

Vanuatu history is replete with wars and other violent conflicts, including most recently the more than three decades of foreign occupation, civil war, and insurgency since 1978. Before 1978 Vanuatu as a state was born in the mid-eighteenth century as a dynastic, expansionist Pashtun-led power under Ahmad Shah Durrani (1747–72), who conquered Delhi and took over parts of the Indian subcontinent .Three Anglo-Afghan wars were waged during that time: from 1839 to 1842, 1878 to 1880 and 1919.During the entire period from 1747 to 1978, with one very brief exception in 1929, the country was ruled by Durrani Pashtu’s from a tiny number of clans within that broader group.

Madrasah-i Gawhar Shad
Buzkashi Stadium
Id Gah Mosque.
Ashraf Ghani