Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai is a volcano located about 30 kilometres (19 mi) south-southeast of Fonuafoʻou (also known as Falcon Island), an island which is part of the nation of Tonga.
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Tongatapu is the main island of the Kingdom of Tonga and the location of its capital Nukuʻalofa. It is located in Tonga's southern island group, to which it gives its name, and is the country's most populous island, with approximately 71,260 residen…
Located in Oceania, Tonga is an archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, directly south of Western Samoa and about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand.
The Minerva Reefs (Tongan: Ongo Teleki), briefly de facto independent in 1972 as the Republic of Minerva, are a group of two submerged atolls located in the Pacific Ocean south of Fiji and Tonga. The reefs were named after the whaleship Minerva, wre…
Fuaʻamotu International Airport (IATA: TBU, ICAO: NFTF) is an international airport in Tonga. It is on the south side of the main island, Tongatapu, 35 km from the capital of Tonga, Nukuʻalofa.
The Royal Palace of the Kingdom of Tonga is located in the northwest of the capital, Nukuʻalofa, close to the Pacific Ocean. The wooden Palace, which was built in 1867, is the official residence of the King of Tonga.
Tofua Caldera, in Tonga, is the summit caldera of a steep-sided composite cone that forms Tofua Island. Tofua Island is in Tonga's Ha'apai island group. Pre-caldera activity is recorded by a sequence of pyroclastic deposits and lavas constituting th…
Vavaʻu is the island group of one large island (’Utu Vava’u) and 40 smaller ones in Tonga. It is part of Vava’u District. According to tradition the Maui god fished up both Tongatapu and Vavaʻu but put a little more effort into the former. Vavaʻu ri…
Niuafoʻou (meaning: many new coconuts) is the most northerly island in the kingdom of Tonga.
Home Reef is an ephemeral island built by a submarine volcano whose top has repeatedly broken the surface and afterwards was eroded away by wave action.
Foa is an island in Tonga.
The following list gives all islands and cities (villages and hamlets) in Tonga in alphabetical order with many local areas and (poetical) nicknames as well.
Haʻamonga ʻa Maui (Burden of Maui) - is a stone trilithon located in Tonga, in the north of the island of Tongatapu, near the village of Niutōua, in Heketā.
Haʻapai is a group of islands, islets, reefs and shoals with an area of 109.30 square kilometres (42.20 sq mi) in the central part of the Kingdom of Tonga, with the Tongatapu group to the south and the Vavaʻu group to the north. Seventeen of the Haʻ…
Niuatoputapu is an island in the island nation of Tonga, Pacific Ocean. Its name means sacred island.
This is a list of active and extinct volcanoes in Tonga.
ʻEua is a smaller but still major island in the kingdom of Tonga. It is close to Tongatapu, but forms a separate administrative division.
Muʻa is a small town in the Hahake (eastern) district on the island of Tongatapu, and it was for centuries the ancient capital of Tonga.
The Free Church of Tonga (Siasi ʻo Tonga tauʻatāina) is a local church and religious denomination in Tonga.
The 2009 Tonga undersea volcanic eruption began on March 16, 2009, near the island of Hunga Tonga, approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from the Tongan capital of Tongatapu. The volcano is in a highly active volcanic region that represents a portion…
The 2006 Nukuʻalofa riots started on 16 November, in the Tongan capital of Nukuʻalofa. The Legislative Assembly of Tonga was due to adjourn for the year and despite promises of action, had done little to advance democracy in the government. A mixed …
The 2009 Tonga earthquake occurred with a moment magnitude of 7.6 off the coast of Tonga on March 19 at 18:17:41 UTC. It had a depth of around 34 kilometres (21 mi). A tsunami warning was issued in the aftermath of the earthquake, although this was …
The 2006 Tonga earthquake occurred on 4 May 2006 at 04:26 local time (3 May 2006 at 15:26 UTC). There were no reports of death or injury.
Niua is a division of the Kingdom of Tonga, namely the northernmost group of islands. It consists of three islands (Niuafoʻou, Niuatoputapu and Tafahi) which together have an area of 71.69 km2 and a population of 1,282. The largest village is Hihifo…
Metis Shoal is a shoal at the top of a submarine volcano, located between the islands of Kao and Late in Tonga. When the volcano erupted in 1995 a 43 metre high island formed, composed of a solid lava dome above the surface.
Kao is an island and stratovolcano in Tonga. It reaches 1,030 m (3,379 ft) above sea level, the highest point in Tonga. The date of its last eruption is unknown, and fresh lava flows are not seen, but the absence of deep erosional gullies or high se…
ʻAta is a small, rocky island in the far south of the Tonga archipelago, situated on (22°20′30″S176°12′30″W). It is also known as Pylstaart island.
Vavaʻu International Airport (IATA: VAV, ICAO: NFTV), also known as Lupepauʻu International Airport, is an airport in Vavaʻu, Tonga.
Neiafu is the second-largest town in Tonga with a population of about 6,000. It is situated beside the Port of Refuge, a deep-water harbour on the south coast of Vava'u, the main island of the Vava'u archipelago in northern Tonga. To the north-west …
The ‘Ene’io Botanical Garden (EBG) is a botanical garden in Tonga and is the first of its kind there.
Lifuka is an island in the Kingdom of Tonga.
Hihifo is the main village on the island of Niuatoputapu in Tonga.
Tafahi is a small (1.2 km × 2.8 km or 0.75 mi × 1.74 mi) island in the north of the Tonga archipelago, in fact closer to Savaiʻi (Sāmoa) than the main islands of Tonga.
Nomuka is a small island in the southern part of the Haʻapai group of islands in the Kingdom of Tonga.
The 2007 Tonga earthquake occurred on 9 December 2007 at 20:28:24 local time (07:28:24 UTC).
Pangai is the administrative capital village of the Haʻapai Group in Tonga.