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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Wallis and Futuna

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Wallis and Futuna is an Overseas Territory of France. It forms part of the French mail system.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

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Table of Contents

Wallis and Futuna - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

681

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

Internet country code

WF

GRC Country Code

WAL

Wallis and Futuna - Languages

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The official language is French External (120 speakers). There are 3 600 speakers of East Futuna External and 7 500 speakers of Wallisian External.

Wallis and Futuna - Address formats

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Address generally follow the pattern of addresses in France, but with some differences.

Houses tend not to be numbered, and addresses contain a road name, a village name and a district name in this way:

   FAMILY NAME[ ]Given name
   Company name
   {Thoroughfare name[, ]}{Village name[, ]}{District (Kingdom) name}
   Postal code[ ]ISLAND NAME

for example:

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This example includes also a post office box address:

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Post office boxes may be integrated into the street address or used separately as is normal in France, in one of two formats:

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or

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A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Wallis and Futuna - Post office box

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This is written Boîte Postale.

Wallis and Futuna - Postal codes

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Addresses in Wallis and Futuna have postal codes (Code Postal) starting with ‘986’, most of them being 98600, 98610 or 98620.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Wallis and Futuna - Postal code format graphic

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Wallis and Futuna - Postal code format

Wallis and Futuna - Postal code specifics

Wallis and Futuna - Postal code regular expression

\A((986)\d{2,2})\Z

Wallis and Futuna - Postal code level of coverage

3

Wallis and Futuna - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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Wallis and Futuna is divided into three kingdoms External: Alo External, Sigave External and Uvéa External. Uvéa is divided into three districts: Hahake External, Hihifo and Mua.

Telephone numbers in Wallis and Futuna

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Wallis and Futuna telephone numbers have no area codes. Subscriber numbers have 6 digits. Mobile numbers commence with 40, 499, 80 or 82-83.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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All information copyright Graham Rhind 2017. Any information used should be acknowledged and referenced.