in Tongatapu, Tonga

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-21.077 and -175.333 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -21° 4' 38" and W -175° 19' 59"
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: 07:24 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Pacific/Tongatapu
UTC/GMT offset: 13 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:56 am and 7:21 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
22.660 and 4.578 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Touring Neiafu

Neiafu in Tongatapu is a town located in Tonga about 10,946 mi (or 17,616 km) west of , the country's capital place.

Time in Neiafu is now 07:24 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Pacific / Tongatapu with an UTC offset of 13 hours. We know of 4 airports nearby Neiafu. The closest airport in Tonga is Fua'amotu International Airport in a distance of 16 mi (or 26 km), South-East. 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: Nuku'alofa, `Ohonua, Pangai, Neiafu and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Tonga - Rugby Sipitau -War Dance ( Haka)

Published: September 07, 2009
Length: 58:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Perryproduction

On Tongas National Arena we saw the best teams in Tonga in a very nice game. And I met almost the whole team in Garden Bar the next day. What an honour, and such nice guys!

WhaleSwim - Getaway

Published: March 20, 2009
Length: 28:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: whaleswimming

The Getaway travel show - they vote their experience with WhaleSwim Adventures one of their Top 10 in 20 years! . For more information, please visit

How to Climb a Coconut Tree- Tongan Style

Published: August 25, 2014
Length: 24:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jared Geddes

I learned this method of climbing a coconut tree from the Tongans that I lived with in Tonga at the Liahona High School on Tongatapu. I am a Pa'alangi and I probably didn't do it exactly right...

Natural Land Bridge Tonga

Published: March 25, 2014
Length: 32:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: GianyYna

Hufangalupe is a Natural Land Bridge in Tonga's main Island of Tongatapu.It was formed by the collapse of the roof a sea cave, one of many situated along the southeastern coast of the Island....

Hermit crab on Tonga

Published: July 08, 2008
Length: 28:51 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: alliballibee

A huge hermit crab on the beach, at night, on Tonga.

Holty's Hideaway - Tonga - The Beach House produced by Peter Bellingham Photography

Published: March 23, 2015
Length: 17:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Peter Bellingham

Holty's Hideaway - Tonga - The Beach House.

Mapu'a 'a Vaca Blowholes

Published: June 04, 2008
Length: 53:39 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: varoonik


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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.

Royal Palace, Tonga

The Royal Palace of the Kingdom of Tonga is located in the northwest of the capital, Nukuʻalofa, close to the Pacific Ocean. The wooden Palace, which was built in 1867, is the official residence of the King of Tonga. Although the Palace is not open to the public, it is easily visible from the waterfront.

Located at -21.1314, -175.201 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Tonga, Tongan monarchs, Palaces in Tonga, Nukuʻalofa, Royal residences in Tonga, Houses completed in 1867

Tupou College

Tupou College is a Methodist boys' secondary boarding school in Toloa on the island of Tongatapu, Tonga. It is located on the Eastern District of Tongatapu near the village of Malapo. The school is owned by the Free Weslyan Church of Tonga. Established in 1866 by James Egan Moulton, it claims to be the oldest secondary school in the Pacific Islands. Enrolment is some 1,000 pupils. Tupou College was first established at Nuku'alofa at the location on which Queen Salote College stands today.

Located at -21.2278, -175.161 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Educational institutions established in 1866, Methodist schools, Schools in Tonga


Kanokupolu meaning: the flesh (the essence) of ʻUpolu, is a small village in the western district of Tongatapu. It is important however, in the history of Tonga as being the originating seat (in the beginning of the 17th century) of the Tuʻi Kanokupolu dynasty, to which the current king of Tonga still traces his descent. The people of Kanokupolu are the only ones allowed to dress in a particular lakalaka costume, called the folaʻosi, when they perform this dance.

Located at -21.0833, -175.333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Tonga

2006 Tonga earthquake

The 2006 Tonga earthquake occurred on 4 May 2006 at 04:26 local time . There were no reports of death or injury. With a strength of 7.9 it was the strongest quake since the 28 March 2005 Sumatra earthquake following from the infamous 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake (although some others came close) (USGS data).

Located at -21.133, -175.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Megathrust earthquakes in Tonga, Natural disasters in Tonga, 2006 earthquakes, 2006 in Tonga


Malaʻekula or Malaʻe Kula (red square) is the proper name of the royal burial grounds in central Nukuʻalofa in Kingdom of Tonga in the southern Pacific Ocean. The kings of Tonga and their very close relatives (wives, husbands, children) are buried there. Those who are a little farther away from the mainline (cousins, nephews, nieces, inlaws) are buried elsewhere, in other chiefly cemeteries. Kings from older times, (i.e. the Tui Tonga dynasty), are mostly buried in the langi in Muʻa.

Located at -21.1361, -175.204 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cemeteries in Tonga, Nukuʻalofa, Tongan monarchy

2006 Nuku‘alofa riots

The 2006 Nukuʻalofa riots started on 16 November, in the Tongan capital of Nukuʻalofa. The Legislative Assembly of Tonga was due to adjourn for the year and despite promises of action, had done little to advance democracy in the government. A mixed crowd of democracy advocates took to the streets in protest. Some people in the crowd starting tipping over cars, then progressed to looting and burning buildings.

Located at -21.1333, -175.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
History of Tonga, Nukuʻalofa, 2006 riots, 2006 in Tonga

Roman Catholic Diocese of Tonga

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tonga in Tonga is immediately subject to the Holy See. It was erected as the Vicariate Apostolic of Central Oceania in 1842, had subsequent name changes in 1937 and 1957 and was elevated to the Diocese of Tonga in 1966.

Located at -21.1333, -175.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Roman Catholic dioceses in the Pacific, Roman Catholic Church in Tonga

Teufaiva Sport Stadium

Teufaiva Sport Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga. It is used mostly for rugby union and football matches. The stadium holds 10,000. It is the home ground of the Tonga national football team.

Located at -21.1414, -175.207 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rugby union stadiums in Tonga, Football venues in Tonga, National stadiums, Nukuʻalofa, Multi-purpose stadiums

2007 Tonga earthquake

The 2007 Tonga earthquake occurred on 9 December 2007 at 20:28:24 local time . NOAA rated a strength of 7.9 on the Richter scale, and USGS at 7.6. There were no reports of damage, death or injury. NOAA reported the earthquake, with a depth of 130 km, was too deep inside the Earth to generate a significant tsunami. USGS located the earthquake at 26.156S, 177.453W or 600 km SSW of Nukuʻalofa, Tonga, with a magnitude of 7.6, occurring at 07:28:24 UTC.

Located at -21.133, -175.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Megathrust earthquakes in Tonga, Natural disasters in Tonga, 2007 earthquakes, 2007 in Tonga

Tonga High School

Tonga High School is a selective state-owned co-ed secondary school located in Nukuʻalofa, Tonga. The school educates students aged 11 to 18 (Forms 1 - 7).

Located at -21.138, -175.205 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Educational institutions established in 1947, Schools in Tonga

Free Church of Tonga

The Free Church of Tonga (Siasi ʻo Tonga tauʻatāina) is a church in Tonga. The church was established in 1885 by King George Tupou I (formerly Taufa'ahau Tupou I) and Rev. Shirley W. Baker. Originally with the name The Wesleyan Free Church of Tonga, it became the official state church. (Queen Salote and King Tupou IV were both christened in the Free Church of Tonga.

Located at -21.1353, -175.203 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious organizations established in 1885, Church buildings in Tonga, Nukuʻalofa

Roman Catholic Church of Tonga

Roman Catholic Church of Tonga (Siasi Katolika Loma) is a Roman Catholic church in Tonga. It is located in the capital Nukuʻalofa. It was founded in 1842.

Located at -21.1408, -175.182 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Christian denominations in Tonga, Buildings and structures in Tonga


Hufangalupe is a natural land bridge on Tonga’s main island of Tongatapu. It was formed by the collapse of the roof a sea cave, one of many situated along the southeastern coast of the island. The waves often break dramatically near the entrance. The name Hufangalupe translates as “Pigeon’s gate”. It was used as the setting for the climax of the novel Subloon, by Dennis Paul. There is also a nearby beach of the same name.

Located at -21.2326, -175.191 (Lat. / Lng.), about 14 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Landforms of Tonga

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