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Tuesday, 23. July 2019 at 07:28 AM

Wallis and Futuna Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling Wallis and Futuna is (relatively) safe

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Local Situation: 0.0 / 5

Travelling Wallis and Futuna is (relatively) safe. We didn't detected any travel advisories from any source at this moment.

Regional Situation: 0.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

About Wallis and Futuna

Wallis and Futuna with its capital Mata-Utu is a country in Oceania (Polynesia), 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC (274 km²). The country is located Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand. The climate can be described as tropical; hot, rainy season (November to April); cool, dry season (May to October); rains 2,500-3,000 mm per year (80% humidity); average temperature 26.6 degrees C. The landscape is volcanic origin; low hills. With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Mata-Utu
Population less than one million
Size 274 km²
Size comparable to 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Common languages wls,fud,fr-WF
Currency Franc (short: XPF)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies n/a
International phone prefix +681
Internet Top Level Domain .wf
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 WF
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 WLF
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 876

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Wallis and Futuna is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • as a consequence of cutting down the forests
  • deforestation (only small portions of the original forests remain) largely as a result of the continued use of wood as the main fuel source
  • the mountainous terrain of Futuna is particularly prone to erosion
  • there are no permanent settlements on Alofi because of the lack of natural freshwater resources

Natural hazzards

  • cyclones
  • tsunamis

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products Wallis and Futuna. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. copra
  2. fishing
  3. handicrafts
  4. lumber

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. breadfruit
  3. coconuts
  4. fish
  5. goats
  6. pigs
  7. taro
  8. yams

Wallisian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports of Wallis and Futuna.

Export products

  1. chemicals
  2. construction materials
  3. copra

Import products

  1. chemicals
  2. consumer goods
  3. machinery

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Wallis and Futuna?

Wallis and Futuna is currently rated at 0,0 out of a possible 5.0. Travelling Wallis and Futuna is (relatively) safe.

So ... is it safe to travel Wallis and Futuna?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Wallis and Futuna.

How many advisories do you know for Wallis and Futuna?

We currently evaluate nine official sources each morning. Today, we know of 0 active advisories for Wallis and Futuna.