Mele-Fila is a member of the Polynesian branch of the Malayo-Polynesian language family. It is spoken in Vanuatu on Fila (Ifria) Island near Efate Island, and in Mele village on Efate Island. In 2001 there were 3,500 speakers of Mele-Fila, which is also known as Fila-Mele, Ifara-Mele or Ifira-Mele.
There are two dialects of Mele-Fila: Mele and Fila, which differ significantly from each other.
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Information about the Mele-Fila language
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