Description flag of Tonga
red with a bold red cross on a white rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner
Pule'anga Tonga (long)
Tongan(s) (noun) Tonga (adjective)
119,009 ranked 191, (data 2008)
archipelago of 169 islands (36 inhabited). The lowest point is Pacific Ocean 0 m.
3 island groups; Ha'apai, Tongatapu, Vava'u
4 June 1970 (from UK protectorate)