Tonga Geography

Tonga Geography and Population

OFFICIAL NAME: Pule’anga Fakatu’i ‘o Tonga CAPITAL CITY: Nuku’alofa POPULATION: 115,000 (2007) AREA: 748 km² OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): tonga, English RELIGION: Methodists 41%, Catholics 16%, Mormons 14%, others 29% COIN: pa’anga CURRENCY CODE: TOP ENGLISH NAME: Tonga INDEPENDENCE: 1970 POPULATION COMPOSITION: Tongans (Polynesians) 96%, mixed 3%, others 1% GDP PER residents: 1671 $ (2007) LIFE […]

Tonga Visa

Tonga Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Tonga Russian tourists arriving in the country for a period of not more than 31 days do not need to apply for a visa in advance. It is placed free of charge at the airport upon arrival. You must have a passport with you, valid for at least 6 […]

History in Tonga

History in Tonga

People appeared on the Tonga archipelago as early as the 13th century BC, so these islands are considered one of the oldest centers of Polynesian culture. In the 10th century AD. Tongans began to unite in tribes, headed by leaders. The first dynasty of leaders was called Tui Tonga. In the 15th and 16th centuries, […]

Tonga Economy

Tonga Economy and Society

Economic development The agriculture of Tonga contributed 41% of the Gross Domestic Product in 1990 and employed 45% of working capacity. Crops of coconuts, vanilla, squash, and bananas, which typically make up the bulk of Tongan exports, are the most common, in addition to yams, taro, sweet potatoes, melons, tomatoes, cassava, lemons, limes, oranges, peanuts, and Chinese trees. bread for internal consumption. Tonga comprehensive information can be found on simplyyellowpages. The islanders raise pigs, goats, poultry, and cattle. Fishing is usually […]