Fonoifua

Fonoifua in the Tonga Archipelago

Fonoifua is an island in Tonga.

History

Fonoifua was heavily affected by the 2022 Hunga Tonga–Hunga Ha'apai eruption and tsunami.[1] The Guardian and ITV News reported that all structures on the island were destroyed except for two houses.[2][3]

Demographics

At the 2021 census the island had 69 inhabitants.[4]

References

  1. ^ Frost, Natasha (2022-01-22). "Three Tiny Islands Have Borne the Brunt of Tonga's Tsunami". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2022-04-28.
  2. ^ "Fears for Tonga's tiny Mango island as every house destroyed". the Guardian. 2022-01-19. Retrieved 2022-04-28.
  3. ^ "New images show devastation caused by deadly tsunami in Tonga". ITV News. 2022-01-19. Retrieved 2022-04-28.
  4. ^ "Tonga Population Census 2021" (PDF). Tonga Statistics Department. 24 December 2021. p. 4. Retrieved 28 April 2022.

Coordinates: 20°16′43″S 174°37′47″W / 20.27861°S 174.62972°W / -20.27861; -174.62972


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