PacWastePlus country profile snapshot - Tonga
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Tonga is an archipelago of islands, located in the Polynesia region of the South Pacific. Tonga comprises of 36 inhabited islands (171 islands in total) over five administrative divisions, covering a land area of 749km2. Its exclusive economic zone covers an oceanic area of approximately 700,000km2. The capital of Tonga is Nuku’alofa (on the island of Tongatapu), home to 23% of the 100,651 population.