Tonga, officially named the Kingdom of Tonga, is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 169 islands, of which 36 are inhabited. The total surface area is about 750 square kilometres scattered over 700,000 square kilometres of the southern Pacific Ocean. The state has a population of 100,651 people, of whom 70% reside on the main island of Tongatapu. Tonga stretches across approximately 800 kilometres in a north–south line. It is surrounded by Fiji and Wallis and Futuna to the northwest, Samoa to the northeast, Niue to the east which is the nearest foreign territory, Kermadec to the southwest, and New Caledonia and Vanuatu to the farther west. It is about 1,800 kilometres from New Zealand's North Island.

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Geographical values

  • absolute in degrees, minutes and seconds:
    21° 8′ 11″ S • of southern latitude
    175° 12′ 22″ W • of western longitude
  • in degrees with decimal fractions:
    −21.136345°; −175.206218°

Length of Tonga from south to north is 4.264 kilometers, from west ot east – from 6.527 km on south to 6.529 km on north.

State symbols

Flag of Tonga
Flag of Tonga
Coat of arms, seal, symbol, emblem of Tonga
Coat of arms of Tonga

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