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Tonga - Wikipedia

Tonga officially the Kingdom of Tonga, is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 169 islands, of which 36 are inhabited. The total surface area is about 750 square kilometres (290 sq mi) scattered over 700,000 square kilometres (270,000 sq mi) of the southern Pacific Ocean. It has a population of 107,122
Source: en.wikipedia.org

Tourism Tonga | The Best Year-round South Pacific Holiday

Official website of the Tonga Tourism Authority. Learn about Tonga. Plan holidays. See attractions. Browse businesses.
Source: www.tongaholiday.com

The Kingdom Of Tonga |

With over 170 islands full of wonder and un-spoilt beauty, there are plenty of unforgettable adventures on offer for any traveller in the Kingdom of Tonga.
Source: www.thekingdomoftonga.com

Tonga country profile - BBC News

23 Jan 2018 Provides an overview of Tonga, including key events and facts.
Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Cyclone Gita: Tonga devastated by worst storm in 60 years | World

6 days ago The aftermath of cyclone Gita is seen in Nuku'alofa, Tonga. Photograph: Social Media/Reuters. The islands of Tonga in the South Pacific have been devastated by Tropical Cyclone Gita with winds of 230km/h flattening parts of Parliament House and causing significant damage and injuries across the
Source: www.theguardian.com

'A slow pace but it's a pace': Tongan skier surpasses goals in

4 days ago Pita Taufatofua: 'I'd rather finish towards the end of the pack with all my friends than be somewhere in the middle by myself.' Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images. Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan athlete known for his oiled up, bare-chested marches at Olympic opening ceremonies, produced a surprise
Source: www.theguardian.com

Tonga travel - Lonely Planet

Explore Tonga holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Kiss the tourist hype goodbye – and say a warm Malo e lelei (hello!) to the Kingdom of Tonga. Resolutely sidestepping flashy resorts and packaged cruise-ship schtick, Tonga is unpolished, gritty and unfailingly authentic. Life here ticks along at its own
Source: www.lonelyplanet.com

The World Factbook — Central Intelligence Agency

Australia-Oceania :: TONGA. Page last updated on February 14, 2018. The World Factbook × .Introduction :: TONGA. Panel - Collapsed. Background: Tonga - unique among Pacific nations - never completely lost People and Society :: TONGA. Panel - Collapsed. Population: 106,479 (July 2017 est.) country comparison
Source: www.cia.gov

Worst storm in 60 years ravages Tonga - CNN - CNN.com

13 Feb 2018 Large parts of Tonga have been left without power after Tropical Cyclone Gita smashed into the Pacific island nation, flattening buildings, downing electrical lines and causing widespread flooding.
Source: edition.cnn.com

Tonga's 'topless' skiing novice avoids last place and finishes

4 days ago The Tongan best known for his topless exploits trudged on. His arms rose and fell in the same manner as the elite cross country skiers who had already finished long before him, but he was able to produce scarcely half the output. At this point he was not yet two kilometres into the 15km race.
Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Tongan Skier Finishes Strong In Olympics After Just 12 Weeks Of

3 days ago Pita Taufatofua, who lit the Internet on fire with his coconut-oiled, shirtless walk as Tonga's flag-bearer during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics opening ceremony, had two goals for his cross-country skiing event on Friday. They were not lofty — but that makes sense for a man who has tried skiing on snow
Source: www.npr.org

Shirtless Tongan Flagbearer Pita Taufatofua Considers 114th Place

2 days ago Tongan skier Pita Taufatofua may look familiar for those of us who watched the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics: the athlete, then competing in taekwondo, stole the opening ceremony by appearing in traditional Tongan costume, oiled up and shirtless while waving his country's flag. He managed to
Source: www.vanityfair.com

Tongan Pita Taufatofua: 'We were racing not to come last' at Winter

4 days ago It's fair to say that Tongan flag-bearer Pita Taufatofua held modest ambitions ahead of his Winter Olympics debut.
Source: edition.cnn.com

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