Capital: Alofi

Population: 1,190 (estimated in 2015)

Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)

Official Languages: Niuean, English

Unofficial Languages: Other ethnic languages

Main Religion: Christianity

Ethnic Groups: Niuen, and others

Largest Cities: Alofi, Hakupu

Main Sport: Rugby, Netball, Football

Political System: Self-Governing Parliamentary Democracy; Free Association with New Zealand

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Takai Commission Holiday (January 2)

Waitangi Day (February 6)

Good Friday (March 25) 

Easter Monday (March 28)

ANZAC Day (April 25)

Queen’s Birthday (June 6)

Constitution Day (October 16)

Peniamina Day (October 17)

Christmas Day (December 25-26)

Boxing Day (December 27)