Niue BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT -11 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|19°3'5 / 169°51'46|
|NU / NIU|
|Niuean (official) 46% (a Polynesian language closely related to Tongan and Samoan)|
Niuean and English 32%
English (official) 11%
Niuean and others 5%
other 6% (2011 est.)
TYPE I AUSTRALIAN PLUG|
|Niue banks list|
Niue, located on the east side of the South Pacific International Date Line, belongs to the Polynesian Islands. Niue is the second largest rising circular coral reef in the world and is known as the "Polynesian Reef". Auckland, New Zealand is 2600 km away. It is about 550 kilometers north of Samoa, 269 kilometers east of Tonga Tonga to the west, and 900 kilometers east of Rarotonga Island in the Cook Islands. Located in the South Pacific, 170 degrees west longitude and 19 degrees south latitude. The land area is 260 square kilometers; the exclusive economic zone is 390 square kilometers. . The area is 261.46 square kilometers. The population is 1620 (2018).
The Niueites are of Polynesian ethnicity and speak Niue and English. They speak two dialects in the north and south of the island, and believe in Eclisia Niue. The country produces granadilla, coconut, lemon, banana, etc. There are small fruit processing plants. The sale of stamps is also an important economic income. Alofi, the capital.
Niue is a free union zone in New Zealand, and foreign aid is the basic source of income for Niue.
Niue provides free Internet to all residents, and at the same time became the first country to use Wi-Fi wireless Internet access, but not all villages can connect to the Internet.
Niue’s currency is the New Zealand dollar.
Niue’s economic system is relatively small, with a gross national product of only 17 million New Zealand dollars (statistics in 2003) . Most of the economic activities are also the responsibility of the government, and since Niue became independent in 1974, the government has taken full control of the country’s economy. However, since the tropical cyclone hit in January 2004, private companies or consortia have been allowed to join, and the government has allocated 1 million New Zealand dollars to private consortia to build industrial parks and assist in the reconstruction of businesses destroyed by the hurricane.
Foreign aid (mainly from New Zealand) is the basic source of income for Niue. There are currently about 20,000 Niueans living in New Zealand. Niue also receives about 8 million New Zealand dollars (5 million U.S. dollars) in aid each year. The average person on the island can receive about 5,000 New Zealand dollars a year. According to the two free association agreements, Niueans are also New Zealand citizens and hold New Zealand passports.
Niue licensed the ".nu" Internet domain name to a private company. Niue’s current only Internet Service Provider (ISP) is the Internet Users Society of Niue (IUSN), which provides free Internet access to all residents; Niue has also become the first country to use Wi-Fi wireless Internet access, but not all villages Can also connect to the Internet.
Niue has set a goal to achieve national agricultural organicization in 2020. It is among the countries that have similar plans to date, and promises to achieve this goal first country.