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Sola Destination Guide

Delve into Sola in Vanuatu!

Sola in the region of Torba with it's 1,171 residents is a city in Vanuatu - some 271 mi (or 436 km) North of Port Vila, the country's capital.

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Current time in Sola is now 04:29 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Efate" with an UTC offset of 11 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Wasaka, Veutumboso, Vatrada, Toupouetap, Tavoloua or Veverao. While being here, make sure to check out Sola, Mosina, Kerepoua, Kerembitia and Kwakea as well. We encountered some video in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Vanuatu - Vanua Lava island in the Banks

08:23 min ( March 30, 2010 by sloepmouche)
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Highlights of tourism on Vanua Lava island in the Banks islands Northern province of TORBA in Vanuatu. Thanks to Bruno Calle for additional photography

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Interesting facts about this location

Banks Islands

The Banks Islands are a group of islands in northern Vanuatu. Together with the Torres Islands to the northwest, they make up the northernmost province of Torba. The group lies about 40 km north of Maewo, and includes Gaua and Vanua Lava, two of the 13 largest islands in Vanuatu. In 2009, the islands supported a population of 8,533 on a land area of 780 km².

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -13.88, 167.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Archipelagoes of the Pacific Ocean, Islands of Vanuatu, Torba Province

Vanua Lava

Vanua Lava is the second largest of the Banks Islands in Torba Province, Vanuatu, after slightly larger Gaua. It is located about 120 km north-northeast of Espiritu Santo and north of Gaua. It has a land area of 314 km². Its population numbered 2,623 in 2009. The island measures about 25 km north-to-south and 20 km east-to-west. The island has two natural harbors, Port Patteson in the east and Vureas Bay (Vurës) in the southwest.

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Located at -13.88, 167.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Vanuatu, Torba Province, Volcanoes of Vanuatu

Torba Province

Torba (or TorBa) is the northernmost province of Vanuatu, including the Banks Islands and the Torres Islands. Its capital is Sola. The modern name Torba is derived from the initial letters of Torres and Banks.

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Located at -13.88, 167.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Provinces of Vanuatu, States and territories established in 1994, Torba Province

Mota (island)

Mota is an extinct volcanic island in the Banks group of Torba Province in northern Vanuatu. 683 people live on Mota in coastal villages around the island. The names of the villages are Liwotqei, Lotawan, Mariu, Tasmate, Garamal, Tuqetap, and Veverao. The island is famous because its language was used by the first missionaries in Melanesia.

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Located at -13.88, 167.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Vanuatu, Torba Province

Mota Lava

Mota Lava or Motalava is the fourth largest island in the Banks Islands of Vanuatu, after Gaua, Vanua Lava and Ureparapara, with an area of 24 km . It is the largest and highest of the eastern chain of islands. 270 meters off its southern coast, attached by high corals that one can wade through at low tide, is the islet of Ra, with an area of 0.5 km . The 2009 census figures give a population of 1640 inhabitants (Mota Lava + Ra), yielding a population density of 67 per km².

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Located at -13.88, 167.55 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Islands of Vanuatu, Torba Province, Volcanoes of Vanuatu