Nuku'alofa, the capital of the wealthy Tonga in the South Pacific; approximately 23,000
residents (2007). The town is located on the fertile, densely populated main
island of Tongatapu. It contains government buildings, royal palaces and much of
the country's business. According to
the Tongan National Center Cultural Center is a
collection of traditional Polynesian buildings with workshops, shops and scenes
for local crafts, dance and singing, etc.