National Symbols of Niue

Niue is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with the following countries: New Zealand, Australia, . The capital of Niue is Alofi.

The official language is English, Niuean and the New Zealand dollar is the currency of the Niue. The domain is .nu and the country code is +683.

National day is celebrated on 19 Oct 1974. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Niue is no exception.

In Niue, Darts is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Niuean people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Niue. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Niuean symbol.

The country was founded by Washington and Jefferson. The current president of Niue is Dame Patsy Reddy – (Governor-General) and Dalton Tagelagi – (Premier) is the Prime Minister.

In Niue the power plugs and sockets are of type I. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Niuean national anthem was written by N/A and composed by Sioeli Fusikata.

Country information

Official name(s) Republic of Niue
Alternative name(s) N/A
Regional location Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Tonga
Country name etymology Niue was known as Savage Island until its original name, "Niue", which translates as "behold the coconut", regained use. Whaling vessels were some of the most regular visitors to the island in the nineteenth century.
Climate Tropical; modified by southeast trade winds
Terrain Steep limestone cliffs along coast, central plateau
Population 1,626
National Day 19 Oct 1974
Language(s) English, Niuean
Religion Protestant & Roman Catholic
Country code +683
Literacy rate 95%
Currency New Zealand dollar
Capital city Alofi
Domain(TLD) .nu
Ethnicity Niuean (includes European, Asian and Pacific Islanders)
Head of government Premier
Nationality Niuean
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 261.46 km2 (100.95 sq mi)
Timezone UTC−11
Average elevation 34 m (112 ft)
Coastline 64 km (39.8 mi)
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Niue

Flag map of Niue

Motto of Niue

No official motto

National animal of Niue

The National animal of Niue is Niue Blue Nacaduba niueensis (butterfly)

National Animal of Niue - Niue Blue Nacaduba niueensis (butterfly)

National flower of Niue

The National flower of Niue is Puakenikeni. Botanical name is Fagraea berteroana.

National flower of Niue - Puakenikeni

National bird of Niue

The National bird of Niue is ‎Frigatebirds

National bird of Niue - ‎Frigatebirds

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