Coordinates: 13°45′S 167°30′E / 13.750°S 167.500°E
Torba (or TorBa) is the northernmost province of Vanuatu, consisting of the Banks Islands and the Torres Islands.
The province's name is derived from the initial letters of TORres and BAnks.
Detailed map of Torba province (Torres-Banks)
The province has a population of 9,359 people and an area of 882 km². Its capital is Sola on Vanua Lava. [Torba Province (Vanuatu).gif Flag of Torba Province]
These are the main islands of Torba Province, excluding smaller and uninhabited islets.
- Banks Islands
- Torres Islands
Culture and languages
Seventeen languages, all Oceanic, are spoken in the Torba province.