SHORT INFORMATION

Education in Tonga

Education in Tonga is compulsory for children through the end of high school.In 1995, the gross primary enrollment rate was 122.2 percent[clarification needed], and the net primary enrollment rate was 95.3 percent.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Tongan Cuisine

It is considered that the Tongan region has been inhabited since the 5th century BC. Traditional Tongan fare include many dishes such as suckling spit-roasted pig; fresh seafoods either raw or cooked in coconut milk such as fish, lobster, and octopus; and fresh tropical fruits. Many restaurants in Tonga often serve foods originating from Taiwanese, German, Italian, Indian and, Japanese cuisine, including a mix of tastes from neighboring island countries.

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Overview of Tonga

Officially name: The Kingdom of Tonga

Capital: Nukuʻalofa

Largest city: Nukuʻalofa

Official language: Tongan, English

Government: Constitutional monarchy