(vitu), is a volcanic
group with an area of 37 sq mi (96 km²) located in the Bismarck Archipelago
volcanic island group, a part of Papua New Guinea
in the South West Pacific, which has a total area of 19,200 sq mi (49,730 km²).
Garove and Unea are the largest islands. The group is the chief copra center of Papua New Guinea. Formerly called the French Islands, the group is sometimes known as the Witu Islands.