List of villages in Niue

Niue is subdivided into 14 villages (that is, municipalities). Each village has a village council that elects its chairman. The villages are at the same time electoral districts. Each village sends an assemblyman to the Parliament of Niue.[1]

Villages of Niue
Administrative village boundaries

ListEdit

The table lists the villages with population and area. These are the administrative subdivisions of Niue. Some of them include smaller settlements and hamlets.

The villages Alofi North and Alofi South together serve as the capital of Niue, Alofi (pop. 614). In the following table, the villages are listed in clockwise sequence.

No. Village Population
(Census 2017)[2]
Area[3]
km²
Pop. Density
(km−2)
Motu (historical tribal area in the north)
1 Makefu 70 17.13 4.1
2 Tuapa 112 12.54 8.9
3 Namukulu 11 1.48 7.4
4 Hikutavake 49 10.17 4.8
5 Toi 22 4.77 4.6
6 Mutalau 100 26.31 3.8
7 Lakepa 87 21.58 4
8 Liku 98 41.64 2.4
Tafiti (historical tribal area in the south)
9 Hakupu 220 48.04 4.6
10 Vaiea 115 5.40 21.3
11 Avatele 143 13.99 10.2
12 Tamakautoga 160 11.93 13.4
13 Alofi South 427 46.48 12.8
14 Alofi North 170
Niue 1,784 261.46 6.8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Niue Village Councils Ordinance 1967
  2. ^ "Niue Household and Population Census 2017" (PDF). niue.prism.spc.int. Niue Statistics Office. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  3. ^ The Total Land Area of Niue

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