Tongatapu is the main island of the Kingdom of and site of Tonga’s capital, . It is located in Tonga's southern island group, to which it gives its name, and is the country's most populous island, with 74,611 residents, 70.5% of the national population, on 260 square kilometres.
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Notable Places in the Area

Photo: Uhooep, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Teufaiva Stadium is a multi-use stadium in , .

The is one of the churches in . Photo: Tauʻolunga, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Government office
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Localities in the Area

is a small village in the eastern district of Tongatapu in the kingdom of .

is a small village in the eastern district of Tongatapu in the kingdom of .

is a small town in the Hahake district on the island of Tongatapu, and it was for centuries the ancient capital of the Tongan empire.


-21.1755° or 21° 10' 31.9" south
-175.1853° or 175° 11' 7.2" west
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1 metre (3 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: تونغاتابو
  • Belarusian: Востраў Тангатапу
  • Belarusian: Тангатапу
  • Bengali: টোঙ্গাটাপু
  • Bosnian: Tongatapu
  • Catalan: Grup Tongatapu
  • Catalan: Tongatapu
  • Cebuano: Tongatapu Island
  • Chinese: 東加塔布島
  • Chinese: 汤加塔布
  • Chinese: 汤加塔布岛
  • Chinese: 湯加塔布島
  • Danish: Tongatapu
  • Dutch: Tongatapu
  • Finnish: Tongatapu
  • French: Tofoa
  • French: Tongatapu
  • Galician: Tongatapu
  • Georgian: ტონგატაპუ
  • German: Tongatapu
  • Greek: Τονγκατάπου
  • Gujarati: ટોંગાટાપુ
  • Hebrew: נוקואלופה
  • Hindi: टोंगटापू
  • Indonesian: Tongatapu
  • Italian: Tongatapu
  • Japanese: トンガタプ島
  • Kannada: ಟೋಂಗಟಾಪು
  • Korean: 통가타푸섬
  • Latin: Tongatapu
  • Latvian: Tongatapu
  • Lithuanian: Tongatapu
  • Macedonian: Тонгатапу
  • Malay: Tongatapu
  • Marathi: टोंगाटापू
  • Marathi: टोंगाटाबू
  • Norwegian: Tongatapu
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tongatapu
  • Persian: تونگاتاپو
  • Polish: Tongatapu
  • Portuguese: Tongatapu
  • Romanian: Tongatapu
  • Russian: Острова Тонгатапу
  • Russian: Тонагатапу
  • Russian: Тонгатабу
  • Russian: Тонгатапу
  • Sinhala: ටොන්ගටපු
  • Spanish: Grupo Tongatapu
  • Spanish: Tongatapu
  • Swedish: Tongatapu
  • Swiss German: Tongatapu
  • Tamil: தொங்கட்டாப்பு
  • Telugu: టోంగాటాపు
  • Thai: โตงาตาปู
  • Tosk Albanian: Tongatapu
  • Turkish: Tongatapu
  • Ukrainian: Тонгатапу
  • Urdu: ٹونگاٹاپو
  • Vietnamese: Tongatapu
  • Amsterdam Island
  • New Amsterdam Island
  • Togatabu
  • Tongataboo Island
  • Tongatabu Island

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