|Highest elevation||8 m (26 ft)|
Uripiv Island is a small inhabited island in Malampa Province of Vanuatu in the Pacific Ocean.Uripiv lies off the north coast of Malekula Island. The estimated terrain elevation above the sea level is some 8 meters.
As of 2015, the official local population was 351 people in 76 households.Local people speak Uripiv language, a dialect of the language spoken on the north-east coast of Malakula. The language is referred to as Northeast Malakula or Uripiv-Wala-Rano-Atchin, and is spoken on the islands of Uripiv, Wala, Rano, and Atchin and on the mainland opposite to these islands.
Malampa is one of the six provinces of Vanuatu, located in the center of the country. It consists of three main islands: Malakula, Ambrym and Paama, and takes its name from the first syllable of their names. It includes a number of other islands – the small islands of Uripiv, Norsup, Rano, Wala, Atchin and Vao off the coast of Malakula, and the volcanic island of Lopevi. Also included are the Maskelynes Islands and some more small islands along the south coast of Malakula.
Northeast Malakula, or Uripiv-Wala-Rano-Atchin, is a dialect chain spoken on the islands of Uripiv, Wala, Rano, and Atchin and on the mainland opposite to these islands. Uripiv-Wala-Rano-Atchin is spoken today by about 9,000 people. Literacy rate of its speakers in their own language is 10–30%.
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