- Wallis And Futuna Islands
Exact time with seconds in Wallis And Futuna Islands and timezones
Wallis and Futuna is in the UTC+12 time zone. The official currency is the CFP Franc.
Wallis and Futuna is two small islands located in the South Pacific Ocean, about halfway between Fiji and Samoa. The main languages spoken in Wallis & Futuna are French and Wallisian which is a native language of the islands. The official religion is Roman Catholicism. The islands are part of France, but are an overseas collectivity, meaning the French government is responsible for defence and foreign relations, while local governments handle internal affairs.
The island of Futuna is heavily forested and mountainous. Wallis island is flatter, with a few small hills. There are also some isolated atolls with coral reefs. The local population consists mainly of Polynesians with a few Europeans.
Wallis & Futuna is a popular tourist destination due to its tropical climate and the rich culture of the islands. The islands are well known for their vineyards, volcanic landscapes and traditional villages. The local population is friendly and welcoming to visitors.
Wallis & Futuna is most famous for its cultural festivals, the most popular being the Funafuti Arts Festival held in May every year. Visitors come from all over the world to take part in the celebrations and watch the traditional dances, singalongs and enjoy the variety of musical acts.
The islands are also known for its excellent fishing, snorkelling and diving opportunities. The coral reefs and lagoons are teeming with a variety of colourful fish and marine life, providing visitors with a unique opportunity to explore the underwater world.