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Masilamea Destination Guide

Delve into Masilamea in Tonga!

Masilamea in the region of Tongatapu is located in Tonga - some 8 mi (or 12 km) West of Nuku'alofa, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Masilamea in Tonga

Current time in Masilamea is now 03:01 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Tongatapu" with an UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Veitongo, Puke, Pea, Nuku'alofa, Kala'au or Ha'utu. While being here, make sure to check out Vaotu'u, Utulau, Tokomololo, Te'ekiu, Nukunuku and Ha'avakatolo as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

22°C / 72 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1030.2 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 12% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Friday, 22nd of September 2017
Scattered clouds, light breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 22°C (72 °F)
Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 24°C (74 °F)
Night: 24°C (75 °F)
Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Light rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 23°C (74 °F)
Night: 23°C (74 °F)

Videos

Tonga - Rugby Sipitau -War Dance ( Haka)

03:58 min ( September 06, 2009 by Perryproduction)
Views: 6,802 - Rating: 5/5

On Tongas National Arena we saw the best teams in Tonga in a very nice game. And I met almost the whole team in Garden Bar the next day. What an honour, and such nice guys!

WhaleSwim - Getaway

05:47 min ( March 20, 2009 by whaleswimming)
Views: 6,599 - Rating: 5/5

The Getaway travel show - they vote their experience with WhaleSwim Adventures one of their Top 10 in 20 years! . For more information, please visit whaleswim.com


TONGAN PRIDE

03:22 min ( September 09, 2011 by zonictv)
Views: 17,918 - Rating: 4.84/5

Go Tonga!!! Shot by Shae Sterling for Zonic.tv Music, Culture, Arts and Travel, Its not just good, its Zonic! www.facebook.com zonic.tv

The beach on Tongatapu

00:19 min ( July 07, 2008 by alliballibee)
Views: 6,650 - Rating: 4/5

The coral was dead, there were no fish and it rained the whole time


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Interesting facts about this location

Kanokupolu

Kanokupolu meaning: the flesh (the essence) of ʻUpolu, is a small village in the western district of Tongatapu. It is important however, in the history of Tonga as being the originating seat (in the beginning of the 17th century) of the Tuʻi Kanokupolu dynasty, to which the current king of Tonga still traces his descent. The people of Kanokupolu are the only ones allowed to dress in a particular lakalaka costume, called the folaʻosi, when they perform this dance.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -21.12, -175.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Tonga

Mala'ekula

Malaʻekula or Malaʻe Kula (red square) is the proper name of the royal burial grounds in central Nukuʻalofa in Kingdom of Tonga in the southern Pacific Ocean. The kings of Tonga and their very close relatives (wives, husbands, children) are buried there. Those who are a little farther away from the mainline (cousins, nephews, nieces, inlaws) are buried elsewhere, in other chiefly cemeteries. Kings from older times, (i.e. the Tui Tonga dynasty), are mostly buried in the langi in Muʻa.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -21.12, -175.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Cemeteries in Tonga, Nukuʻalofa, Tongan monarchy

2006 Nuku‘alofa riots

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 crowd of democracy advocates took to the streets in protest. Some people in the crowd starting tipping over cars, then progressed to looting and burning buildings.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -21.12, -175.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:2006 in Tonga, 2006 riots, History of Tonga, Nukuʻalofa

2006 Tonga earthquake

The 2006 Tonga earthquake occurred on 4 May 2006 at 04:26 local time . There were no reports of death or injury. With a strength of 7.9 it was the strongest quake since the 28 March 2005 Sumatra earthquake following from the infamous 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (although some others came close) (USGS data).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -21.12, -175.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:2006 earthquakes, 2006 in Tonga, Megathrust earthquakes in Tonga, Natural disasters in Tonga

Royal Palace, Tonga

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. Although the Palace is not open to the public, it is easily visible from the waterfront.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -21.12, -175.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Tonga, Houses completed in 1867, Nukuʻalofa, Palaces in Tonga, Royal residences in Tonga, Tongan monarchs

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