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Wallis and Futuna Islands

Population: 15,435 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: French, Wallisian (indigenous Polynesian language)

Background: Although discovered by the Dutch and the British in the 17th and 18th centuries, it was the French who declared a protectorate over the islands in 1842. In 1959, the inhabitants of the islands voted to become a French overseas territory.

Currency: Comptoirs Francais du Pacifique franc (XPF, No information)

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 · CIA World Factbook: Wallis and Futuna Islands