I added population data from the 2013 census, thanks to a tip from Sorin Cosoveanu.
A French constitutional reform in 2003 changed the status of Wallis and Futuna from overseas territory to overseas collectivity.
|Short name||WALLIS AND FUTUNA|
Wallis and Futuna Islands have belonged to France throughout the 20th century, and now have the status of an overseas collectivity.
Discovered in 1767 by Captain Samuel Wallis (1728-1795)
Wallis and Futuna is divided into three kingdoms.
Note: some sources say that Malae and Leava are alternately called Alo and Sigave, respectively.
Wallis and Futuna uses five-digit postal codes beginning with 986, according to the French system.
See the Districts of Wallis and Futuna page.
Uvéa is divided into three districts.
The UN LOCODE page for Wallis and Futuna Islands lists locations in the country, some of them with their latitudes and longitudes, some with their ISO 3166-2 codes for their subdivisions. This information can be put together to approximate the territorial extent of subdivisions.
1961-07-29: Status of country changed from French dependency, administered from New Caledonia, to French territoire d'outre-mer (overseas territory).
2003-03-28: Status changed to French collectivité d'outre-mer (overseas collectivity).
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