|• Total||57.6 km2 (22.2 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||122 m (400 ft)|
|• Density||9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+11 (VUT)|
Aore Island is an island in Sanma Province, Vanuatu. km2. The estimated terrain elevation above sea level is some 89 meters.It is located opposite Luganville on Espiritu Santo and has an area of 58
Aore's climate is humid tropical. The average annual rainfall is about 3000 mm. The island is subject to frequent cyclones and earthquakes.
The Aore language is spoken on the island.
Aore Island has diving and fishing. There are numerous resorts on the island catering for tourists, weddings and baptisms. Aore Island is a haven for divers, being right on the doorstep of world class wreck and reef diving. Several of the wreck dives include the SS President Coolidge, SS Tucker, and the MV Henry Bonneaud. Whether at anchor or trolling along the pristine coastline, anglers from novice to the most experienced enjoy outstanding year-round fishing in Aore and the clear blue waters of Espiritu Santo and its neighbouring islands.
Tourism and plantations are Aore Islands main provider of employment and economic revenue.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church has been active on Aore Island since the early 20th century, and operates a co-educational boarding secondary school, Aore Adventist Academy located on the mid-south coast of the island.
Youth With A Mission is a Christian organization (known commonly as YWAM) which runs a school for youth to be involved in Disciple Training Schools (DTS) or further training. A DTS runs for about 6 months. The first half is training and involves life changing teaching from teachers around the world. The second half is outreach, so the students will leave Aore Island for another destination in the world and share their faith in God. The base is found on the south west side of Aore Island.
Large colonies of bats occupy the island's many caves.
Vanuatu, officially the Republic of Vanuatu, is an island country located in the South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago, which is of volcanic origin, is 1,750 kilometres (1,090 mi) east of northern Australia, 540 kilometres (340 mi) northeast of New Caledonia, east of New Guinea, southeast of the Solomon Islands, and west of Fiji.
Espiritu Santo is the largest island in the nation of Vanuatu, with an area of 3,955.5 km2 (1,527.2 sq mi) and a population of around 40,000 according to the 2009 census.
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. Its population is 16,312.
Ambae Island, also known as Aoba or Oba and formerly Leper's Island, is an island in the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, located near, approximately 165 miles (266 km) NNW of Vanuatu's capital city, Port Vila.
Malakula Island, also spelled Malekula, is the second-largest island in the nation of Vanuatu, in the Pacific Ocean region of Melanesia.
Malo is an island in Vanuatu, 3 km (1.9 mi) off the southern coast of Vanuatu's largest island Espiritu Santo in Sanma Province. It has a circumference of 55 km (34 mi) and an area of 180 km2 (69 sq mi). length - 17 km, width - 13 km, area - 180.0 km². The highest point on the island is Mount Malo.
Bokissa is a very small island in the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu located 10 km (6 mi) south of Espiritu Santo.
SS President Coolidge was an American luxury ocean liner that was completed in 1931. She was operated by Dollar Steamship Lines until 1938, and then by American President Lines until 1941. She served as a troopship from December 1941 until October 1942, when she was sunk by mines in Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides, part of current-day Vanuatu. President Coolidge had a sister ship, SS President Hoover, completed in 1930 and lost when she ran aground in a typhoon in 1937.
Araki Island is a small rocky island with an area of 2.5 km², located 3 miles off the southern shores of Espiritu Santo, which is the largest island in the nation of Vanuatu.
Vanuatu, officially known as the Republic of Vanuatu, is an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago, which is of volcanic origin, is some 1,750 kilometres (1,090 mi) east of northern Australia, 500 kilometres (310 mi) north-east of New Caledonia, west of Fiji, and southeast of the Solomon Islands, near New Guinea. The nation's largest town and the capital Port Vila is situated on Efate Island.
The Coconut War was a brief clash between Papua New Guinean soldiers and rebels in Espiritu Santo shortly before and after the independence of the Republic of Vanuatu was declared on 30 July 1980.
Aore Adventist Academy is a coeducational Christian secondary school in Aore, Vanuatu. It first opened in 1927 as 'New Hebrides Training School.' Its educational status varied over the decades. In 1974, the Aore School was upgraded to that of a high school, and was renamed Aore Adventist High School. It was previously Parker Missionary School. In 1994, the school's board changed the name to Aore Adventist Academy.
Tutuba is an island in Vanuatu, located off the coast of Vanuatu's largest island Espiritu Santo in Sanma Province.
Linua is an island in the Torres Islands archipelago in Torba Province of Vanuatu in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
Aese Island is a private uninhabited island in Sanma Province of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean.
Mavea Island is an inhabited island in Sanma Province of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean. The island lies off the eastern coast of Espiritu Santo. The estimated terrain elevation above the sea level is some 63 metres.
Elephant Island is an uninhabited island in Sanma Province of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean.
Thion is a small uninhabited island in Sanma Province of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean.
Malwepe is a small uninhabited island in Sanma Province of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean.
Dany Island is a tropical island in Sanma Province of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean with full-time on-site staff. The island is a tourist destination for snorkeling, scuba diving, beach bar & grill, surfing, and deep-sea fishing. There is a newly built villa for rent there overlooking the Dany Island surf break and the distant volcano on Ambae Island.
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