Tonga became fully independent from Britain in May 1970, but had never relinquished its sovereignty to any foreign power.

In 2010, Tonga took a decisive step towards becoming a fully functioning constitutional monarchy, after legislative reforms paved the way for its first partial representative elections.

  • The largest export partner of Tonga is South Korea.
  • The largest import partner of Tonga is Fiji.
  • There are 4 seaports in Tonga.

Tourist Attraction#

The mutiny on the British ship

National Facts#

  • The national dance of Tonga is Lakalaka.


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