Location in Vanuatu

Coordinates: 19°32′S 169°16′E / 19.533°S 169.267°E / -19.533; 169.267Coordinates: 19°32′S 169°16′E / 19.533°S 169.267°E / -19.533; 169.267
Country  Vanuatu
Province Tafea Province
Island Tanna
Time zone VUT (UTC+11)

Lenakel is the largest town on the island of Tanna in Vanuatu.

It is located on the west coast of the island near the administrative capital of Isangel and serves as a major port of entry.


It is the center of the Lenakel language, one of the five Tanna languages native to the island; Vanuatu's official tongue, the English creole Bislama is spoken as well.

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