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Nuku'alofa Destination Guide

Discover Nuku'alofa in Tonga

Nuku'alofa in the region of Tongatapu with its 22,400 habitants is a place located in Tonga and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Nuku'alofa

Local time in Nuku'alofa is now 04:20 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Pacific/Tongatapu " with a UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vaini, Tofoa, Talafo'ou, Mu'a, and Masilamea. When in this area, you might want to check out Vaini . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Nuku'alofa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

TONGAN PRIDE

3:22 min by zonictv
Views: 17918 Rating: 4.84

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 ..

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! ..

Sur la plage abandonnee, coquillages et crustaces? Creuvtons's photos around Nuku'alofa, Tonga

2:30 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4
Views: 5732 Rating: 5.00

Preview of Creuvtons's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vi ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

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Located at -21.13 -175.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 2006 in Tonga, 2006 riots, History of Tonga, Nukuʻalofa

Roman Catholic Diocese of Tonga

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tonga in Tonga is immediately subject to the Holy See. It was erected as the Vicariate Apostolic of Central Oceania in 1842, had subsequent name changes in 1937 and 1957 and was elevated to the Diocese of Tonga in 1966.

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Located at -21.13 -175.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Roman Catholic Church in Tonga, Roman Catholic dioceses in the Pacific

2007 Tonga earthquake

The 2007 Tonga earthquake occurred on 9 December 2007 at 20:28:24 local time . NOAA rated a strength of 7.9 on the Richter scale, and USGS at 7.6. There were no reports of damage, death or injury. NOAA reported the earthquake, with a depth of 130 km, was too deep inside the Earth to generate a significant tsunami. USGS located the earthquake at 26.156S, 177.453W or 600 km SSW of Nukuʻalofa, Tonga, with a magnitude of 7.6, occurring at 07:28:24 UTC.

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Located at -21.13 -175.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 2007 earthquakes, 2007 in Tonga, Megathrust earthquakes in Tonga, Natural disasters in Tonga

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).

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Located at -21.13 -175.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km 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.

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Located at -21.13 -175.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Tonga, Houses completed in 1867, Nukuʻalofa, Palaces in Tonga, Royal residences in Tonga, Tongan monarchs