Efate Island

Efate island
Efate island, Vanuatu

When you at first arrive to Vanuatu, the first place you will visit is Efate island and Port Vila, after you go through Bauerfield International Airport.

This is the gateway to Vanuatu and its other islands. The town of Port Vila is Vanuatu's capital and the largest town on the islands.

Efate Island is the administrative and political centre of Vanuatu. Home to some 50,000 people, it's also the most populated island in Vanuatu archipelago. Administratively, Efate island is in Shefa Province, one of 6 Vanuatu provinces, which were established in 1994.