Uri Island

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Uri
Geography
Location Pacific ocean
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Capitalcity Port Vila
Demographics
Languages Bislama
English
French [1]

Uri is a small island located near Malakula, in the Malampa Province of the country Vanuatu. [2] [3]

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Atchin

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References

  1. "Vanuata Population 2018 (Demographics, Maps, Graphs)". World Population Review. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  2. "Nanwut Day Tour on Uri Island, Central Malekula". Vanuatu Tourism Office. Retrieved 16 May 2018.
  3. "Uri Island, Malakula, Vanuatu". Planetary Coral Reef Foundation. Retrieved 16 May 2018.

Coordinates: 16°05′24″S167°27′25″E / 16.090°S 167.457°E / -16.090; 167.457