Niue is located in the eastern center of the Oceania Continent, with a population of 1,269, making it the 235th
largest national population. Its capital and largest city is Alofi with a total population of 581. The country
encompasses 260 square kilometers making it the 207th largest country in total area. It shares boundaries with
South Pacific Ocean.
Queen Elizabeth the II of the United Kingdom is recognized as the Chief of State and achieves that status through
heredity and holds that position for life or abdication She is represented by Governor General of New Zealand
Anand Satyanand and New Zealand High Commissioner Mark Blumsky. Premier Toke Talagi is recognized as the
Head of Government and achieve that status through popular vote election by the Legislative Assembly for a
three-year term. Its form of government is a self-governing Parliamentary Democracy and they celebrate the
creation of their constitution on 19th of October 1974.
The languages commonly or officially spoken are Niuen and English. It counts among its major religions Ekalesia
Niue, Latter Day Saints, Roman Catholic, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Seventh Day Adventist, other, unspecified and
none. As sources of mass communication it has 1 AM, 1 FM and 1 Television stations.
Major geographical features are an unnamed location near Mutalau settlement, its highest point at 68 meters and
Pacific Ocean, its lowest point at 0 meters. Its principal waterway is South Pacific Ocean, which measures 68 km
of coastline. The raised beach line provides no natural ports.
Major industries providing for the bulk of their Gross Domestic Product (GDP) are tourism, handicrafts and food
processing Its official currency is New Zealand dollar.
Here’s something you may not know about Niue. Niue is extremely safe for humans as no poisonous animals,
spiders or insects live there.
|Boat on crystal seas
|Niue children in
|Great place to swim!
|Niue coast of the
South Pacific Ocean-
Niue's lowest point
|Alofi- the capital and
largest city of Niue
|Dancers at Mutalu
|Alofi Lagoon with high
point near Mutalu
settlement in the
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People Living with HIV/AIDS:
|Halagigie Point- Niue's
|Huvalu Forest Nature
|Liku Village- Niue's
|Matapa- the bathing
place of the Niue kings
|Coconut crab or uga-
a staple of the Niuean