Tonga officially known as the Kingdom of Tonga is a Polynesian country and archipelago. It has 171 islands (45 are inhabited) located in the southern Pacific Ocean. It is surrounded by Fiji and Wallis and Futuna on the northwest, Samoa on the northeast, New Caledonia and Vanuatu on the west, Niue on the east, and Kermadec on the southwest. Nuku’alofa is the capital and the largest city of Tonga. The other major cities and towns in Tonga are Neiafu, Mu’a, Kolovai, Pangai, Nuku’alofa, Lapaha, Haveluloto, Tatakamotanga, Vaini, Pangai, Ohonua, Kolonga, Hihifo, Mua, Neiafu, Haveloloto, War, Topo-Koloa, Phangan, etc.
The official languages of the country in Tonga are Tongan and English. The other spoken languages in Tonga are English, etc. Tonga is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like the Heilala Festival, King Tupou VI’s Birthday, Tonga Day, Free Wesleyan Church Conference, Vava’u Blue Water Festival, Christmas, New Year’s Day, Easter, Emancipation Day, Faka-Sepitema, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
The official name of the postal service in Tonga is Tonga Post Limited. The postal service in Tonga was introduced in 1887 and the name Tonga Post Limited was adopted in 2007. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Tonga got its postal codes. The pin code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is.
Tonga has a total land area of 748 km2, which comes to around a total of 289 mi2. The territory of Tonga is divided into five administrative divisions and further subdivided into 23 districts. The names of the administrative divisions are Eua, Ha’apai, Niuas, Tongatapu, and Vava’u. It was further subdivided into cities, municipalities, towns, and villages.
Tonga has major sources of water including groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Tonga has more than three lakes and a few water bodies. Some water bodies have developed as tourist spots. Many water bodies are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these water bodies are fresh water and very few are salt lakes.
Tonga contains more than 34 named mountains. The highest peak and the most prominent mountain is Kao which is about 1,030 meters (3,379 feet). The other major mountains in Tonga are Piu ‘o Tafahi, Late, Lofi’a, Funga Te’emoa, Hehu, Mo’ungalafa, Talau, Muiheu, Fatu Matasio, Mount Teisina, etc.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes.
Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery.
The official name of the Tonga postal service is Tonga Post Limited.
The postal service in Tonga was introduced in 1887 and the name Tonga Post Limited was adopted in 2007. The territory of Tonga is divided into five administrative divisions and further subdivided into 23 districts.