in Niuas, Tonga
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -15.954 and -173.796 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -15° 57' 15" and W -173° 47' 46"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Pa'anga - TOP
- Spoken languages:
- Tonga, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 06:20 AM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Pacific/Tongatapu
- UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:45 am and 6:20 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 15.897 and 5.799 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Tchin Tabaraden
- This place on Geonames.org
Hihifo in Niuas with it's 815 residents is a town located in Tonga about 11,256 mi (or 18,114 km) west of , the country's capital place.
Time in Hihifo is now 06:20 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Tongatapu with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 6 airports nearby Hihifo. The closest airport in Tonga is Kuini Lavenia Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Satupa`itea, Vailoa, Asau, Neiafu and Mulifanua. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Videos from this area
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Humpback Whales of Tonga
One of our most favorite moments ... snorkeling with more than ten huge humpback whales in Tonga.
Videos provided by Youtube are under the copyright of their owners.
Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
For the 2009 tsunami, see the main article: 2009 Samoa tsunami. Niuatoputapu is an island in the island nation of Tonga, Pacific Ocean. Its name means sacred island. Older European names for the island are Traitors island or Keppel island. Niuatoputapu is located in the north of the country, 300 km away from Vavaʻu near the border with Sāmoa. Its closest neighbours are the small island of Tafahi, only 9 kilometers to the north-northeast, and the island of Niuafo'ou.
Tafahi is a small (1.2 km × 2.8 km, mi × mi) island in the north of the Tonga archipelago, in fact closer to Savaiʻi (Sāmoa) than the main islands of Tonga. It is only 9 km north-northeast away from Niuatoputapu, and fishermen communicate in small outboard motorboats almost daily between the two. Other names for Tafahi are Cocos Eylant (coconut island) or Boscawen island.
Falehau is a village on the island of Niuatoputapu in Tonga. The other two villages on Niuatoputapu are Vaipoa and Hihifo, the main village on the island. Falehau was extensively damaged in the 2009 Samoa earthquake and tsunami. The tsunami followed an earthquke of an 8.0 Mw earthquake in the Samoan Islands region at 06:48:11 local time on 29 September 2009.
Vaipoa is one of three villages on the island of Niuatoputapu in Tonga. The other two villages on Niuatoputapu are Falehau and Hihifo, the main village on the island. Niuatoputapu was extensively damaged in the 2009 Samoa earthquake and tsunami with a number of fatalities. The tsunami followed an earthquke of an 8.0 Mw earthquake in the Samoan Islands region at 06:48:11 local time on 29 September 2009.
Niua is a division of Tonga. It is the northernmost group of islands in the Kingdom of Tonga. It consists of three islands: Niuafoʻou Niuatoputapu Tafahi