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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 (2015 est. pop. 106,000), 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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1) Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs, Queensland 4556, Australia; (2) Aquaculture Division, Ministry of Fisheries, Nukualofa, Tongatapu, Tonga; (3) Australian Centre for Pacific Islands Research and Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs, Queensland 4556, Australia
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Our thoughts are with the people of Tonga after the destructive storm struck overnight as a Category 4 cyclone, causing severe damage to the capital Nukualofa.
A consequence of current policies is that while New Zealand diplomats who arrive as ambassadors in Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul, Taipei, Moscow and more are frequently fluent in the local languages, this is the exception rather than the rule in Suva, Apia, Nukualofa and the like.
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73 million) in additional financing to the ongoing Nukualofa Urban Development Sector Project, which will help improve social services delivery in the countrys capital.
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