Hihifo District

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Map of Wallis Island showing the 3 districts:Hihifo is located in the north
Map of Wallis Island showing the 3 districts:
Hihifo is located in the north
Coordinates: 13°13′35″S 176°11′15″W / 13.22639°S 176.18750°W / -13.22639; -176.18750Coordinates: 13°13′35″S 176°11′15″W / 13.22639°S 176.18750°W / -13.22639; -176.18750
Country  France
Territory  Wallis and Futuna
Island Wallis
Chiefdom ʻUvea
Capital Vaitupu
 • Total 23.4 km2 (9.0 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 2,203
Time zone UTC+12
No. of municipalities 5

Hihifo (Uvean for "West") is one of the 5 districts of Wallis and Futuna, located in Wallis Island, in the Pacific Ocean. It is part of the Chiefdom of ʻUvea.


Located in the northern side of the island, Hihifo borders with the districts of Hahake. Vaitupu is the administrative seat.

The district is divided into 5 municipal villages:[1]

Village Population
Alele 839
Vaitupu 607
Mala'e 498
Vailala 446
Tufuone 237

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