The INSEE (France) site has figures for the 2008 census that are lower than the figures previously reported here. I have changed the data accordingly. For earlier censuses, see Districts of Wallis and Futuna.
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.
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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