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Tonga

Kingdom of Tonga

Pacific

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Geography

Area: 747 sq km

Archipelago of 171 coral and volcanic islands, 36 being inhabited, 600 km east of Fiji.

Population: 104,260    Annual Growth: 0.46%

Capital: Nuku'alofa

Urbanites: 25.3%

HDI Rank: 99 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Official language: Tongan    Languages: 3 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians99,83995.760.4
Evangelicals16,11015.50.4

Challenges for Prayer

Specialized ministries. Pray for the lasting impact of:

a) Youth ministries. YFC, SU, CCCI and YWAM work among young people, who are a high proportion of the Tongan population.

b) Christian TV. Praise God that much TV available in Tonga is Christian.

c) Christian literature. The Bible Society and SU distribute Bibles and other Christian materials widely.

     For an additional 3 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Tonga.