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Niue

Niuē  (Niuean)
Anthem: Ko e Iki he Lagi  (Niuean)
The Lord in Heaven

Location of Niue
The location of Niue in the West Pacific
The location of Niue in the West Pacific
Capital
and largest village
Alofi
19°03′14″S169°55′12″W / 19.05389°S 169.92000°W / -19.05389; -169.92000
Official languages
Ethnic groups
  • 66.5% Niuean
  • 13.4% Part-Niuean
  • 20.1% Other
Religion
Demonym(s)Niuean
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary
constitutional monarchy
under a non-partisan democracy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Dame Patricia Reddy
• Premier
Dalton Tagelagi
LegislatureNiue Assembly
Associated state of New Zealand
19 October 1974
• Independence in foreign relations recognised by the UN[3][4]
1994
Area
• Total
261.46[5] km2 (100.95 sq mi)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
1,620[6][7] (not ranked)
• 2017 census
1,784[8]
• Density
5.35/km2 (13.9/sq mi) (not ranked)
GDP (PPP)2003 estimate
• Total
$10.0 million[9] (228th)
• Per capita
$5,800[10] (164th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
Increase NZ$43.536 million[11]
CurrencyNew Zealand dollar[a] (NZD)
Time zoneUTC−11
Driving sideleft
Calling code+683
ISO 3166 codeNU
Internet TLD.nu
  1. ^ The Niue dollar, pegged with the New Zealand dollar at par, is also official legal tender, although is mainly used for issuing collector's coins and does not circulate widely.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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