Tonga Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Whenever possible, families eat meals together. Residents of outer islands sit on woven mats, while urban Tongans use dining tables.... More
  • Family: Tongan families are very sociable, and they care for one another in every situation. The family unit consists not only... More
  • Fashion: Women generally avoid wearing short skirts or low-necked dresses, as modesty is valued. It is a law that males over... More
  • Visiting: Tongan society is close-knit, and social interaction is part of the fabric. People always greet each other when passing. Women... More

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Capital Nuku'alofa
Government Type constitutional monarchy
Currency TOP
Population 106,513
Total Area 288 Square Miles
747 Square Kilometers
Location Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand
Language Tongan, English

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