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Vakuta immediately south of Kiriwina on the map of the Trobriand Islands

Vakuta is an island in the Trobriand Islands group of Papua New Guinea.

Vakuta is a near continuation of the Trobriands' main island Kiriwina to the south, separated from it only through the 400-metre (1,300 ft) wide Kasilamaka Passage. It has an area of 21.16 km2 (8.17 square miles). At the census of population in 2000, Vakuta had a population of 971.


Coordinates: 8°51′7″S 151°10′1″E / 8.85194°S 151.16694°E / -8.85194; 151.16694