Names of the countries of Oceania in local languages

The names are shown in their short and full forms in the official languages of each country. Translations of the full names not in English are shown in [brackets].

English name Local name
Australia Australia
Commonwealth of Australia
Fiji Viti
Matanitu Tu-Vaka-i-koya ko Viti
[Republic of the Fiji Islands]
Kiribati Kiribati
Ribaberikin Kiribati
Republic of Kiribati
Marshall Islands Marshall Islands
Aelōn̄ in M̧ajeļ
Republic of the Marshall Islands
Aolepān Aorōkin M̧ajeļ
Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia
Nauru Naoero
Repubrikin Naoero
Republic of Nauru
New Zealand New Zealand
[Land of the Long White Cloud]
Palau Palau
Belu'u era Belau
Republic of Palau
Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
Papua Niugini
Samoa Samoa
Independent State of Samoa
Malo Sa'oloto Tuto'atasi o Samoa
Solomon Islands Solomon Islands
Tonga Tonga
Pule'anga Fakatu'i 'o Tonga
Kingdom of Tonga
Tuvalu Tuvalu
Vanuatu Vanuatu
Ripablik blong Vanuatu
Republic of Vanuatu
République du Vanuatu


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