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Akhamb Island
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Akhamb Island
Location in Vanuatu
Coordinates: 16°31′07″S167°39′07″E / 16.51861°S 167.65194°E / -16.51861; 167.65194 Coordinates: 16°31′07″S167°39′07″E / 16.51861°S 167.65194°E / -16.51861; 167.65194
Country Flag of Vanuatu.svg  Vanuatu
Province Malampa Province
Time zone UTC+11 (VUT)

Akhamb Island is a small island in Vanuatu, just off the southcoast of Malakula.

It has around 646 inhabitants, according to the 2009 census. [1]

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  1. 2009 Census Summary release final Archived 2013-12-21 at the Wayback Machine - Government of Vanuatu