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(no͞o'kwälô`fä), town (1986 pop. 21,300), capital and chief port of the Kingdom of TongaTonga
, officially Kingdom of Tonga, island kingdom (2005 est. pop. 112,000), 270 sq mi (699 sq km), South Pacific, c.2000 mi (3,220 km) NE of Sydney, Australia. Tonga is the only surviving independent kingdom in the South Pacific. Nukualofa is the capital.
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, on the northern coast of Tongatapu island. The city has a deep harbor; copra, bananas, vanilla, and handicrafts are exported. The royal palace and government buildings are in Nukualofa. In 2006 the central business district of the town and some government buildings were severely damaged by rioting sparked by the slow pace of political reform; rebuilding was not completed until 2012.



the capital of the state of Tonga. Population, 15,700 (1966). It is a port on Tongatapu Island, in the western Pacific. Exports include copra and bananas.

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However, the biggest change in South Pacific tourism in recent years has been the surge of people flying Pacific Blue from Australia to Nadi, Nukualofa, and Port Vila, and from New Zealand to Nukualofa and Rarotonga.
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A young Tongan, who was present at the time of my visit readily identified these figures as shorthand characters, such as are taught at the Government and Wesleyan colleges at Nukualofa.