National Symbols of Tonga

Tonga is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Tonga is ÔÇÄNuku╩╗alofa.

The official language is Tongan and the Tongan pa╩╗anga is the currency of the Tonga. The domain is .to and the country code is +676.

National day is celebrated on 4 Nov 1875. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Tonga is no exception.

In Tonga, Rugby is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Tongan people. Kava is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Tonga. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Tongan symbol.

The country was founded by George Tupou I . and P┼Źhiva Tu╩╗i╩╗onetoa is the Prime Minister.

In Tonga the power plugs and sockets are of type I. The standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Tongan national anthem was written by Uelingatoni Ng┼ź Tupoumalohi and composed by Carl Gustav Schmitt.

Country information

Official name(s) Kingdom of Tonga
Alternative name(s) Kingdom of Tonga (official, English)
Regional location Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand
Country name etymology "South" or "Southern" in Samoan.
Climate Tropical; modified by trade winds; warm season (December to May), cool season (May to December)
Terrain Most islands have limestone base formed from uplifted coral formation; others have limestone overlying volcanic base
Population 105,695
National Day 4 Nov 1875
Language(s)Tongan
ReligionChristianity
Country code +676
Literacy rate 99.4%
Currency Tongan pa╩╗anga
Capital city ÔÇÄNuku╩╗alofa
ISO TON
Domain(TLD) .to
Ethnicity Tongan, Euronesians
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Tongan
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 748 km2 (289 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+13
Average elevation 419 Km
Coastline N/A
Mains electricity 240 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Tonga

Flag map of Tonga

Motto of Tonga

Ko e ╩╗Otua mo Tonga ko hoku tofi╩╗a - "God and Tonga are my Inheritance"

National animal of Tonga

The National animal of Tonga is Not Declared

National flower of Tonga

The National flower of Tonga is Heilala. Botanical name is Garcinia sessilis.

National flower of Tonga - Heilala

National bird of Tonga

The National bird of Tonga is Tongan Megapode

National bird of Tonga - Tongan Megapode

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