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Tonga is a Polynesian kingdom of more than 170 islands, with a population of more than 107,000 people. Its capital is Nukua'lofa . The Kingdom is scattered over 700,000 square kilometres spread in the Southern Pacific Ocean.
Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) are a sprawling chain of volcanic islands and 29 coral atolls with a population of just over 53,000. Its capital is Majuro. The islands are spread over 181,400 square kilometres near the equator of the South Pacific Ocean.
Fiji is an archipelago of more than 300 islands with a population of about 892,145. Its capital is Suva. It has a total land area of about 18,300 square kilometres spanning over the South Pacific Ocean.
Nauru is the smallest country in the South Pacific and the third smallest in the world with a population of 11,347. Its capital is Yaren. The oval shaped island spans only 21 square kilometres.
Kiribati has 33 atolls and reef islands which is home to a population of just over 110,000. Its capital is Tarawa. It is spread over 3.5 million square kilometres in the Central Pacific.
The Solomon Islands, a nation of over 900 islands in the South Pacific, has a population of little over 599,000. Its capital is Honiara. It covers a land area of 28,400 square kilometres.
Tuvalu, comprises of nine islands with a population of a little over 10,000. Its capital is Funafuti. These islands are scattered over 1.2 million square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean stretching in a North-South direction.
Vanuatu is an archipelagic nation of 83 islands, with a population of around 270,000. Its capital is Port Vila and the nation has a total land area of 12, 189 square kilometres.
Tokelau is a remote island nation which consists of 3 tropical atolls with a population of just 1,500. With no dedicated capital, each atoll has its own administrative centre. It has a combined land area of 10 square kilometres.
Samoa is a group of islands consisting of 2 large islands and 8 small islets in the Polynesian region with a population of approximately 192,000. Its capital is Apia. It has a total land area of 2,842 square kilometres.
Niue is a small island country in the Pacific Ocean with a population of a little over 1,612 people. Its capital is Alofi. It covers a total area of 261 square kilometres.
The Cook Islands comprise of 15 islands with a population of just over 17,000. Its capital is Avarua. It covers a total combined land area of 240 square kilometres.