Buninga

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Buninga
Geography
Location Pacific Ocean
Coordinates 17°2′S168°35′E / 17.033°S 168.583°E / -17.033; 168.583 Coordinates: 17°2′S168°35′E / 17.033°S 168.583°E / -17.033; 168.583
Archipelago Vanuatu
Highest elevation209 m (686 ft)
Administration
Province Shefa Province
Demographics
Population112 (2015)

Buninga Island is an inhabited island in Shefa Province of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean. The island is a part of Shepherd Islands archipelago. [1] [2]

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Geography

Buninga Island lies 2 km south-west of Tongariki Island. The island is 1.5 km in diameter. [3] The estimated terrain elevation above the sea level is some 209 metres. [4]

Population

As of 2015, the official local population was 112 people in 23 households. [5]

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References

  1. "Buninga: Vanuatu". Geographic Names. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  2. "Shepherd Islands". Vanuatu Travel. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  3. "Shepherd group of islands". Vanuatu Islands Travel Info. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  4. "Buninga Island". Mapcarta. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  5. "2015 Vanuatu National Population and Households Projections by Province and Islands" (PDF). Vanuatu National Statistics Office. Retrieved 9 August 2018.