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Royal Tonga

June 10th 2016
Tonga is very much a Royal society. The current King - Tupou VI - was crowned July 2015 in a huge ceremony lasting days with traditional feasting and dancing. The Royal Palace takes pride of place on the foreshore and you can often hear sirens for the Royal cavalcade!. We live near the "Kings" church where they attend. Our first Sunday they dressed us up as Tongans with the traditional mat (pho ... read more
Oceania » Tonga » Tongatapu

Tongan Flag The archipelago of "The Friendly Islands" was 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... ... read more
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