+678 is the dialing code for Vanuatu.
The area code of Vanuatu is 678. This three-digit code is used when making phone calls to or from Vanuatu, as well as for international dialing. The 678 area code can also be used to send faxes, use the internet, and access cell phones.
The 678 area code is administered by the Telecommunications Authority of Vanuatu (TAV). TAV ensures that all telecommunications services are provided in a fair and equitable manner. TAV also regulates tariffs for international long-distance calls, monitors the quality of service provided by operators, and ensures that all customers receive reliable service. It also works to promote competition among operators so that customers can benefit from lower prices and better services.
In addition to regulating telecommunications services, TAV also provides various consumer protection measures such as dispute resolution procedures for customers who not satisfied with their service provider’s performance or who have been overcharged for their services. It also provides educational programs on telecommunications issues such as online security, data privacy, fraud prevention, and other topics related to using modern communication technologies safely and responsibly. In this way, TAV strives to ensure that all citizens are able to access quality telecommunications services at an affordable cost while being aware of their rights as consumers.
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Geography and climate
Vanuatu is an archipelago nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. It consists of 83 islands, 65 of which are inhabited. Vanuatu is located east of northern Australia, north-east of New Zealand and west of Fiji. It has a total land area of just over 12,000 km2 and a population of approximately 270,000 people.
The climate in Vanuatu is tropical with two distinct seasons: a hot, wet season from December to April and a cooler, dry season from May to October. During the wet season, temperatures average around 28°C (82°F) and during the dry season temperatures average around 24°C (75°F). The highest temperature ever recorded was 37°C (98°F). The islands experience heavy rainfall throughout the year with an average annual precipitation ranging between 1,500mm to 2,500mm. In addition to rain showers, cyclones can also occur between November and April resulting in strong winds and floods.
Vanuatu’s geography is diverse with lush rainforests on some islands while others are more mountainous or have sandy beaches with crystal clear waters. The highest mountain peak is Mount Tabwemasana at 1879m above sea level on the island of Espiritu Santo. There are numerous rivers that run through the islands as well as volcanoes such as Yasur on Tanna Island which erupts regularly and can be seen from miles away.