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Where is Tonga?

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Located in the continent of Oceania, Tonga covers 717 square kilometers of land and 30 square kilometers of water, making it the 194th largest nation in the world with a total area of 747 square kilometers.

Tonga became an independent state in 1970, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Tonga is 106,146 (2012) and the nation has a density of 148 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Tonga is the Pa

Quick facts

Population 106,146
Density 148.0 / km2 ( 383.4 / mi2 )
Languages English, Tonga (Tonga Islands)
Independence Year 1970
Capital Nuku'alofa (Tongatapu)
Currency Pa_
GDP 434,386,308 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 4,092 (2014 data)
Land Area 717 km2 (277 mi2)
Water Area 30 km2 (12 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -176.220
Maximum Longitude -173.700
Mininum Latitude -22.340
Maximum Latitude -15.560

What is the capital of Tonga?

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Location of Nuku'alofa on a map.

Nuku'alofa is the capital city of Tonga. It has a population of 22,400, and is located on a latitue of -21.14 and longitude of -175.2.

Nuku'alofa is also the political center of Tonga, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Nuku'alofa, the Capital Of Tonga

City Nuku'alofa
Country Tonga
Population 22,400
Longitude -175.20180000
Latitude -21.13938000
Elevation 5 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.