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List of villages in Niue

Villages of Niue
Administrative village boundaries

Niue is subdivided into 14 villages (municipalities). The capital, Alofi, consists of Alofi North and Alofi South. 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]

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 2001)
Area[2]
km²
Pop. Density
(km−2)
Motu (historical tribal area in the north)
1 Makefu 87 17.13 5.1
2 Tuapa 129 12.54 10.3
3 Namukulu 14 1.48 9.5
4 Hikutavake 65 10.17 6.4
5 Toi 31 4.77 6.5
6 Mutalau 133 26.31 5.1
7 Lakepa 88 21.58 4.1
8 Liku 73 41.64 1.8
Tafiti (historical tribal area in the south)
9 Hakupu 227 48.04 4.7
10 Vaiea 62 5.40 11.5
11 Avatele 150 13.99 8.9
12 Tamakautoga 140 11.93 11.7
13 Alofi South 358 46.48 13.2
14 Alofi North 256
Niue 1788 261.46 6.8

References

  1. ^ http://www.paclii.org/nu/legis/num_act/nivco1967321/ Niue Village Councils Ordinance 1967
  2. ^ http://www.spc.int/prism/country/NU/stats/Nu_Environment/NU_Land/Land.htm The Total Land Area of Niue

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