Almost two-thirds of Tonga's population live on the main island Tongatapu, where also the capital city Nuku'alofa is located. other Polynesian islands: American Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia (Tahiti), Niue, Pitcairn , Samoa, and Tuvalu.Why is Tonga called the Friendly Islands?
Many years ago, Tonga was given the nickname of the friendly islands because of the welcoming and congenial attitude shown to visitors.How many islands are in Tonga?
Covering a total area of 750 sq.km (289 sq mi), Tonga is an archipelago composed of 169 islands, of which only 36 islands are inhabited and is located in the South Pacific Ocean. The three largest islands are Tongatapu, Ha'apai, and Vava'u, with Tongatapu being the most populated.What is the capital city of Tonga?
Capital city of Tonga is Nuku'alofa on the nation's main island Tongatapu. Spoken languages are Tongan and English (both official). The archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean south of Samoa is also known as the Friendly Islands, it comprises 176 islands, 36 of them are inhabited.