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Tonga

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Tonga Education

 

Climate:

Tonga has a tropical climate with only two seasons, summer and winter. Most rain falls around February and April. The tropical cyclone season lasts from November to April.

Language:

Tongan (lea fakatonga) is an Austronesian language spoken in Tonga. It has around 200, 000 speakers and is a national language of Tonga. It is a VSO (Verb-Subject-Object) language.

Currency:

The pa'anga, denoted by the ISO code TOP, is the official currency of the Kingdom of Tonga.The pa'anga is not convertible and has a composite peg to a basket of currencies including: the Australian, New Zealand, and United States dollars and the Japanese yen.

Visas:

http://www.tonga.visahq.com

Population:

The population of Tonga in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 104, 000, which placed it as number 178 in population among the 193 nations of the world. In that year approximately 4% of the population was over 65 years of age, with another 41% of the population under 15 years of age.

Capital City:

Nuku'alofa Town is the capital of Tonga, sitting on an narrow isthmus facing the Pacific Ocean to the north, and the turquoise but polluted Fanga'uta Lagoon to the south.

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