Lelepa Island

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Lelepa
Location of Lelepa on the Northern coast of Efate
Geography
LocationPacific Ocean
Coordinates17°35′54″S 168°12′44″E / 17.59833°S 168.21222°E / -17.59833; 168.21222
ArchipelagoNew Hebrides
Area1.6 km2 (0.62 sq mi)
Length5 km (3.1 mi)
Highest elevation202 m (663 ft)
Highest pointMt. Tifit
Administration
Vanuatu
Largest settlementNatapao (pop. 350)
Demographics
Population500

Lelepa (or Lélépa) is an island that belongs to the country of Vanuatu. It is right above the island of Etafe.

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Lelepa is 5 kilometers in length (north-south direction) and its area is 160 hectares. 500 people live on the island, most of them live in the town of Natapao (350 people). The island has a school, kindergarten and two churches.

People on this island speak the Lelepa language. About 400 people speak it.