Tonga

FORUM MEMBERSHIP: 1971

INDEPENDENCE DAY: 4 June 1970

CAPITAL: Nuku’alofa

AREA: 720 sq km

EEZ: 700,000 sq km

POPULATION: 104,000 (2015)

LANGUAGE: English, Tongan

CURRENCY: Pa’anga or Tongan dollar

ECONOMY: Agriculture, fisheries and tourism

STATUS: National monarchy

HEAD OF STATE: HM King Tupou VI

HEAD OF GOVERNMENT: Prime Minister Hon Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva

WEBSITE: www.mic.gov.to