Tonga Google maps and Driving Directions
Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for Tonga, and Nukualofa (GPS: 21 08 S 175 12 W), the capital city of the country located in (the) Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand.
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Google Maps Tonga
Tonga is an archipelago of 170 islands in the South Pacific. Only 45 of these islands are inhabited. The kings powers have been challenged: democratic reforms are promised for 2010.
Tonga is mostly flat islands with limestone bedrock formed from uplifted coral formation; others have limestone overlying volcanic rock.
The map above fully covers Tonga with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Nukualofa or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Nuku’alofa, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of Tonga (TO).
Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of Tonga with its administrative divisions; 5 island divisions; ‘Eua, Ha’apai, Ongo Niua, Tongatapu, Vava’u.
The interactive map above is also may be used as the satellite map of Tonga, or as a reverse search map for finding an address from its GPS coordinates.
Situated east of the Fiji Islands in the South Pacific, Tonga (also called the Friendly Islands) consists of some 150 islands, of which 36 are inhabited. Most of the islands contain active volcanic craters others are coral atolls.
Tonga (area: 747 sq km / 288,42 sq mi), where the official language is English, Tongan, lying in Oceania and using the currency; Tongan pa’anga (TOP), since 1967, set their clock to UTC+13. That means they are 18 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time in Nuku’alofa, the capital. Note to the time difference: N/A.
The climate in Tonga; Tropical oceanic. Temperatures range between 68°F (20°C) and 86°F (30°C) all year round. Heavy rainfall, especially FebruaryMarch.
Geography in a nutshell; Easterly islands are generally low and fertile. Those in the west are higher and volcanic in origin.
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Driving directions Tonga
The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of Tonga above showing the country, located next to N/A. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of Tonga are 20 00 S, 175 00 W , while the capital, Nuku’alofa found at 21 08 S 175 12 W.
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About Tonga and the capital, Nukualofa
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Did you know about Tonga?
- Tonga was unified under King George Tupou I in 1820. In 1900, it became a British protectorate before regaining its independence in 1970.
- Unique in the Pacific, Tonga was never brought under foreign rule.
- Uniquely among the Pacific islands, Tonga was never fully colonized and kept its own monarchy.
Facts of Tonga (TO)
Name conventional long form: Kingdom of Tonga, conventional short form: Tonga, local long form: Pule’anga Tonga, local short form: Tonga, former: Friendly Islands, etymology: “tonga” means “south” in the Tongan language and refers to the country’s geographic position in relation to central Polynesia
Codes: ISO; TO, Internet; .to
Capital city: Nukualofa
Language(s): English and Tongan 87%, Tongan (official language) 10.7%, English (official language) 1.2%, other 1.1%, unspecified 0.03% (2006 estimate)
National holiday(s): King’s Official Birthday, 4 July (1959); Constitution Day (National Day), 4 November (1875)
Motto: Ko e Otua mo Tonga ko hoku tofi’a (God and Tonga are my Inheritance)
Currency: Tongan pa’anga (TOP), since 1967
GPS: 20 00 S, 175 00 W, Nukualofa; 21 08 S 175 12 W
Location: Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand
Geography note: archipelago of 169 islands (36 inhabited)
Land boundaries: N/A, 0 km
Maritime boundaries: Pacific Ocean
Coastline: 419 km
Area: total: 747 sq km; land: 717 sq km, water: 30 sq km (total 288,42 mi2), four times the size of Washington, DC.
Roadways: total: 680 km, paved: 184 km, unpaved: 496 km (2011)
Local time (capital): UTC+13, 18 hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time
Note to the local time: N/A
Population in Tonga: 109 008
Population in Nuku’alofa: 25 000 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 23.7% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: NUKU’ALOFA 25,000 (2014)
Population growth rate: -0.01% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 22.6 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 4.9 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure: 0-14 years: 34.47% (male 18,656 / female 18,061) 15-24 years: 19.57% (male 10,671 / female 10,169) 25-54 years: 33.92% (male 18,045 / female 18,080) 55-64 years: 5.7% (male 3,000 / female 3,072) 65 years and over: 6.35% (male 3,064 / female 3,695) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 22.6 years; male: 22.2 years, female: 23.1 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: Tongan 96.6%, part-Tongan 1.7%, other 1.7%, unspecified 0.03% (2006 estimate)
Religions: Protestant 64.9% (includes Free Wesleyan Church 37.3%, Free Church of Tonga 11.4%, Church of Tonga 7.2%, Tokaikolo Christian Church 2.6%, Assembly of God 2.3%, Seventh Day Adventist 2.2%, Constitutional Church of Tonga 0.9%, Anglican 0.8% and Full Gospel Church 0.2%), Mormon 16.8%, Roman Catholic 15.6%, other 1.1%, none 0.03%, unspecified 1.7% (2006 estimate)
Government type: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Legal system: English common law
National anthem: Koe Fasi Oe Tui Oe Otu Tonga (The Song of the King of the Tongan Islands)
Known national hazards: cyclones (October to April); earthquakes and volcanic activity on Fonuafo’ouvolcanism: moderate volcanic activity; Fonualei (elev. 180 m) has shown frequent activity in recent years, while Niuafo’ou (elev. 260 m), which last erupted in 1985, has forced evacuations; other historically active volcanoes include Late and Tofua
Major infectious diseases: note: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016)
Land use: agricultural land: 43.1%; arable land 22.2%; permanent crops 15.3%; permanent pasture 5.6%; forest: 12.5%; other: 44.4% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: squash, coconuts, copra, bananas, vanilla beans, cocoa, coffee, sweet potatoes, cassava, taro and kava
Industries: tourism, construction, fishing
Export commodities: squash, fish, vanilla beans, root crops
Main export partners: Japan 16%, US 15.4%, Fiji 12.8%, NZ 12.5%, South Korea 11%, Samoa 10.7%, Australia 7.5%, American Samoa 6.8% (2015)
Import commodities: foodstuffs, machinery and transport equipment, fuels, chemicals
Main import partners: Fiji 37.7%, NZ 21.2%, China 14.2%, US 6.4%, Australia 4.5% (2015)
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