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Basic information about Tongatapu
Tongatapu is the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga and the location of its capital Nukuʻalofa. It is located in Tonga's southern island group, to which it gives its name, and is the country's most populous island, with approximately 71,260 residents (2006), 70.5% of the national population, on 260 km2. Its maximum height is 65m. Tongatapu is Tonga's centre of government and the seat of its monarchy. Tongatapu, as a commercial and transport hub, has (led by Nukuʻalofa) experienced more rapid economic development than, as well as attracting many internal migrants from, the other islands of the Kingdom.
Cities, towns & villages in Tongatapu
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NiutouaNiutoua is a village in Tongatapu, Tonga. It is located close to the Ha'amonga 'a Maui stone on the extreme northeast corner of the island. It was the first capital of the Tu'i Tonga Empire.Niutoua was the famous residence of the Tu'itonga. Before Niutoua. It was called Heketa. Places of Interest:Ha'amonga a Maui (Uasila'a)Maka Faakinanga - Tokotoko ko ta'ofi tangataSiale Hae Vala (Siale Fakatoupikoi)Tuitui a TamaleMaka FekauTukunga'akau taVai tu'u lilo ko Fele-a-kieHala SilopaUtulongoa'a Show Niutouaon the map
KolongaKolonga is a village and the most populated settlement located on the northeast coast of Tongatapu in the Hahake District, Kingdom of Tonga. Kolonga is a hereditary estate of Hon. Lord Nuku. The current population of Kolonga was recorded in the Tonga 2006 Census as 1,199. Many people have left to overseas for a better opportunities. Many lands been deserted or they live it to the care of their relatives, sending money support back home. The majority of the residents owned two lands: one in town where they reside and one agricultural land in the bush. Show Kolongaon the map
KanokupoluKanokupolu meaning: the flesh (the essence) of ʻUpolu, is a small village in the western district (vahe Hihifo) of Tongatapu. It is important however, in the history of Tonga as being the originating seat (in the beginning of the 17th century) of the Tuʻi Kanokupolu dynasty, to which the current king of Tonga still traces his descent. The people of Kanokupolu are the only ones allowed to dress in a particular lakalaka costume, called the folaʻosi, when they perform this dance. Show Kanokupoluon the map
KolovaiKolovai is a village on the Tongan island of Tongatapu. Its 2006 population was 4,098. The village is notable for its lakalaka, the national dance of Tonga. A national monument has been proposed to preserve the site of the koka tree where members of the Tu'i Kanokupolu dynasty received investiture. It is home to a large colony of Pacific Flying Foxes, a species of fruit bat. Show Kolovaion the map
MalapoMalapo is a small village in the eastern district of Tongatapu in the kingdom of Tonga. It is located in the fork of the road junction, where the main road to Nukuʻalofa splits into the road to Muʻa and beyond and the road to the airport near Fuaʻamotu. It is near to the neighbouring village of Holonga. Show Malapoon the map
NukulekaNukuleka is a small fishing village on the north-east coast of the island of Tongatapu, Kingdom of Tonga. In January 2008, Canadian archaeologist David V. Burley claimed that it was the \"cradle of Polynesia\". Show Nukulekaon the map
Nuku‘alofaNukuʻalofa is the capital of the Kingdom of Tonga. It is located on the north coast of the island of Tongatapu, in the southernmost island group of Tonga. Show Nuku‘alofaon the map
HolongaHolonga is a small village in the eastern (Hahake) district of Tongatapu in the kingdom of Tonga. It lies between the villages of Malapo and ʻAlakifonua. Show Holongaon the map
‘Utulau"ʻUtulau is a village on the western district of Tongatapu, Tonga. It is one of the estates of Crown Prince Tupoutoʻa, the heir to the Tongan throne. Show ‘Utulauon the map
HoumaHouma is a village in Tongatapu, Tonga. It contains Mapu a Vaea. Show Houmaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Tongatapu
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TongatapuTongatapu is the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga and the location of its capital Nukuʻalofa. It is located in Tonga's southern island group, to which it gives its name, and is the country's most populous island, with approximately 71,260 residents (2006), 70.5% of the national population, on 260 square kilometres (100 square miles). Its maximum height is 65 metres (213 feet). Tongatapu is Tonga's centre of government and the seat of its monarchy.Show on map
Different buildings in Tongatapu
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Ha‘amonga TrilithonHaʻamonga ʻa Maui (Burden of Maui) - is a stone trilithon located in Tonga, in the north of the island of Tongatapu, near the village of Niutōua, in Heketā. Trilithon is constructed from three coral limestone slabs, and is up to 5.2 m high, 1.4 m wide, 5.8 m long. The weight of the visible part of each upright stone is approximately 30 - 40 tons. There are hewn deep mortises in the top of each upright stone to fit in the lintel.Show on map
Fuaʻamotu International AirportFuaʻamotu International Airport (IATA: TBU, ICAO: NFTF) is an international airport in Tonga. It is on the south side of the main island, Tongatapu, 35 km from the capital of Tonga, Nukuʻalofa. Although named after the nearby village of Fuaʻamotu, which is on Tungī's (the king's) estate, in reality the airfield is located on the Tuʻi Pelehake's estate, closer to the village of Pelehake (which did not yet exist as a village during the early aviation days).Show on map