Tonga, officially named the Kingdom of Tonga, is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 169 islands, of which 36 are inhabited. The total surface area is about 750 square kilometres (290 sq mi) scattered over 700,000 square kilometres (270,000 sq mi) of the southern Pacific Ocean. The state has a population of 100,651 people, of whom 70% reside on the main island of Tongatapu.
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Israel Folau may be thwarted in his bid to play for Tonga in their rugby league internationals against Great Britain and his native Australia in October. The controversial dual-code international, 30,.. WorldNews - Published
Tongan Prime Minister ‘Akilisi Pohiva, who helped wrest power from the royal family and bring greater democracy to the small Pacific island nation, has died. Mr Pohiva, 78, died on Thursday at the.. WorldNews - Published
Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific, died in a New Zealand hospital on Thursday, the information ministry and media reports said. Reuters - Published