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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

The Tongan diaspora is now larger than the population of Tonga itself. Many lose their faith in their host nations, others retain it only loosely as a cultural identity. Pray that Tongans abroad might also recapture the dynamic faith of their forefathers and the vision to take the gospel to the world.

     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.