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Efate ĕfä´tē [key], Fr. Vaté vätā´ [key], volcanic island, c.300 sq mi (780 sq km), South Pacific, most important island of Vanuatu and seat of Port Vila , the capital and administrative center. Efate produces copra, coffee, and sandalwood. Havannah Harbour was developed during World War II.

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