Facts and Figures  
Official Name: Kingdom of Tonga Country Profile
Capital City: Nuku'alofa Medicinal Plant Checklist
Languages: Tongan, English References
Official Currency: Pa'anga The Ethnobotany of Tonga: The Plants, Their Tongan Names, and Their Uses
Religions: Christian, others Links
Population: 110,500 (2000) World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Indigenous Population: 100,000 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants
Land Area: 720 sq km (278 sq miles) Summer Institute of Linguistics - Ethnologue, 13th Ed
Number of Indigenous languages: 4 CIA Factsheet
Native Vascular plant species: 463 The Lonely Planet
Endemic Species: 25 Tonga Online
% Species endemism: 5.4 Tongatapu.net
Total no. threatened: 2 iTonga.net
% Species threatened: 0.4 CNN Country Watch - Tonga
 Medicinal plant estimate: 108 CDC Health Information
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