Travel Information for Tonga
Time zone:GMT +13 (Tonga standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:Tongan, English
Currency: pa'anga (TOP)

1 = T$2.52, $1 = T$2.25, £1 = T$0.00

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.toInternational Dialling Code:    676

For help planning your trip to Tonga including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Tonga trip planning page.

Further information on Tonga

Discover more about Tonga - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of tonga

Total area: 748 sq km (30 sq km under water)

Coastline: 419 km (Pacific Ocean)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: unnamed location on Kao Island (1,033m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Tonga from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldFree -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomMostly Unfree 95/179
Press FreedomSatisfactory situation 43/179
ILGA LGBT rightsNo rights -
Corruption PerceptionsNo Data -
Overall Ranking:    86/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Kingdom of Tonga     Status: Independent Country

Population: 106,440 (rank: 180/196)     Density: 142.2 people/sq km (rank: 58/196)

Ethnic groups: Polynesian, Europeans

Religions: Christian (Free Wesleyan Church claims over 30,000 adherents)

GDP (PPP): $0.846 billion       GDP per capita: $8,200 (rank: 107/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.