Penama Province

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Not to be confused with Panamá Province.
Penama in Vanuatu
Flag of Penama Province

Penama is one of the six provinces of Vanuatu, located in the northeast of the country and consisting of three major islands:

The name Penama is derived from the initial letters of PENtecost, Ambae and MAewo.


It has a population of 30,819 (2009 census) [1] people and an area of 1,198 km². Its capital is Saratamata on Ambae.


Name Population Area in km2
Aoba 10,407 398
Maewo 3,569 269
Pentecost 16,843 490


  1. ^ 2009 Census Summary release final - Government of Vanuatu

Coordinates: 15°30′S 168°00′E / 15.500°S 168.000°E / -15.500; 168.000