Country: Niue

Population: 1,492

Capital: Alofi

Time Zone: UTC+12

Currency Name: New Zealand dollar (NZD)

Government Type: Self-governing parliamentary democracy

Languages: Niuean, a Polynesian language closely related to Tongan and Samoan; English

Ethnic Breakdown: Niuen 78.2%, Pacific islander 10.2%, European 4.5%, mixed 3.9%, Asian 0.2%, unspecified 3%

Religion: Ekalesia Niue (Niuean Church - a Protestant church closely related to the London Missionary Society) 61.1%, Latter-Day Saints 8.8%, Roman Catholic 7.2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 2.4%, Seventh-Day Adventist 1.4%, other 8.4%, unspecified 8.7%, none 1.9%

Major Cities: Alofi

Phone Country Code: 683

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High Travel Season: May - October


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Misc Fact / Good to Know: New Zealand granted Niue self government in 1974.