Capital: Mata-Utu

Population: 13,436 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: CFP Franc (XPF)

Official Language: French

Unofficial Languages: Wallisian, Futunian, and others

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Polynesian

Largest Cities: Mata-Utu, Liku, Alele, Falaleu

Main Sport: Football, Athletics, Rugby

Political System: Overseas Territory of France

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Easter Monday or Dyngus Day (March 28)

Saint Peter Chanel Day (Saint Pierre-Chanel) (April 28)

Labour Day (May 1)

Ascension of Jesus (May 5)

Victory Day (May 8)

Whit Monday (May 16)

Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (June 29)

National Day (July 14)

Territory Day (July 29)

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15)

All Saints’ Day (November 1)

Armistice Day (November 11)

Christmas Day (December 25)

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