Vanuatu gained independence from a unique colonial arrangement: it was jointly administered by France and the United Kingdom in what was known as a condominium, specifically the "New Hebrides Condominium". The island nation achieved independence from this joint rule on July 30, 1980.
Date of Initial Sovereignty
Years Since Initial Sovereignty
How Old is Vanuatu?
How old is Vanuatu?
The country of Vanuatu is 43 years old, founded in the year 1980.