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    Tonga Introduction - 2006
    http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/tonga/tonga_introduction.html
    SOURCE: 2006 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Background:
      The archipelagos of "The Friendly Islands" were united into a Polynesian kingdom in 1845. It became a constitutional monarchy in 1875 and a British protectorate in 1900. Tonga acquired its independence in 1970 and became a member of the Commonwealth of Nations. It remains the only monarchy in the Pacific.


      NOTE: The information regarding Tonga on this page is re-published from the 2006 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Tonga Introduction 2006 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Tonga Introduction 2006 should be addressed to the CIA.

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