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Tongan Fact 1 (Jan. 30–Feb. 5, 2011)
Tonga is the only Pacific Island nation that has had a continuous monarchy. It became a British protectorate, but kept it’s king all the way through to independence. It’s now the only monarchy in the Pacific.
Tongan Fact 2 (Feb. 6–Feb. 12, 2011)
The highest point in Tonga is on Kao Island. The area is 1,033 m (3389 ft) above sea level, but isn’t named.
Tongan Fact 3 (Feb. 13–Feb. 19, 2011)
Two-thirds of Tongan exports are agricultural—mostly fish—but the country’s primary industry is tourism.
Tongan Fact 4 (Feb. 20–Feb. 26, 2011)
Tonga is at complete peace with its neighbors. There are no territory disputes, drug trade problems, or unsigned outstanding UN treaties.