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Explore Malapo in Tonga

Malapo in the region of Tongatapu is a town in Tonga - some 6 mi or ( 9 km ) South-East of Nuku'alofa , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Malapo is now 10:58 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tongatapu " with a UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Utulau, Puke, Pea, Lavengatonga, and Kolonga. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Utulau . We saw some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Malapo ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.



3:22 min by zonictv
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Go Tonga!!! Shot by Shae Sterling for Music, Culture, Arts and Travel, Its not just good, its Zonic! ..

P&O Pacific Jewel - Vava'u, Tonga - South Pacific - Bounty Adventure Cruise

8:07 min by SkipFilmProductions
Views: 8599 Rating: 5.00 Skip Film Productions Australia Producer Noel Sadler P&O Pacific Jewel - Vava'u, Tonga - South Pacific - Bounty Adventure Cruise Producer Noel Sadler, Skip Film ..

Tonga - Rugby Sipitau -War Dance ( Haka)

3:58 min by Perryproduction
Views: 6802 Rating: 5.00

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! ..

Tonga - Royal Policeforce plays Rock'n'Roll

3:23 min by Perryproduction
Views: 5919 Rating: 5.00

A saturday in Noku'alofa. Soo nice! In Noku'alofa you can hear music almost all the time. On a saturday all people go to town and chill. This band is very good, and the brass is world class! ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Malapo is a small village in the eastern district of Tongatapu in the kingdom of Tonga. It is located in the fork of the road junction, where the main road to Nukuʻalofa splits into the road to Muʻa and beyond and the road to the airport near Fuaʻamotu. It is near to the neighbouring village of Holonga. The village is located on (chief) Luani's estate, and the main hall is called after him: Tāufatoutai. The famous faikava singers, the Afoeteau (100 chords) hail from Malapo.

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Located at -21.20 -175.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tonga


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 residents (2006), 70.5% of the national population. Tongatapu is Tonga's centre of government and the seat of its monarchy.

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Located at -21.21 -175.15 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Divisions of Tonga, Islands of Tonga

Tupou College

Tupou College is a Methodist boys' secondary boarding school in Toloa on the island of Tongatapu, Tonga. It is located on the Eastern District of Tongatapu near the village of Malapo. The school is owned by the Free Weslyan Church of Tonga. Established in 1866 by James Egan Moulton, it claims to be the oldest secondary school in the Pacific Islands. Enrolment is some 1,000 pupils. Tupou College was first established at Nuku'alofa at the location on which Queen Salote College stands today.

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Located at -21.23 -175.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1866, Methodist schools, Schools in Tonga


Nukuleka is a small fishing village on the north-east coast of the island of Tongatapu, Kingdom of Tonga. In January 2008, Canadian archaeologist Professor David V. Burley claimed that it was the "cradle of Polynesia". In 2007, Burley led an archeological team conducting digs at a site in Nukuleka, and uncovered pieces of Lapita pottery which are estimated to be about 2,900 years old.

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Located at -21.15 -175.13 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: History of Tonga, Populated places in Tonga

Roman Catholic Church of Tonga

Roman Catholic Church of Tonga (Siasi Katolika Loma) is a Roman Catholic church in Tonga. It is located in the capital Nukuʻalofa. It was founded in 1842.

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Located at -21.14 -175.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Tonga, Christian denominations in Tonga