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Niue

(Encyclopedia) Niue nēo͞o´ā [key], coral island (2015 est. pop. 2,000), c.100 sq mi (260 sq km), South Pacific, freely associated with New Zealand. Alofi is the capital. The…

Niue Map

Source: The World Factbook 1998 Niue Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S.…

Alofi

(Encyclopedia) Alofi, village (2001 pop. 614), capital of Niue , a South Pacific island nation in free association with New Zealand. Situated on Alofi Bay on Niue's W coast,…

protectorate

(Encyclopedia) protectorate, in international law, a relationship in which one state surrenders part of its sovereignty to another. The subordinate state is called a protectorate…

Panama Papers

(Encyclopedia) Panama Papers, popular name for the some 11.5 million internal documents belonging to the Panamanian-based law firm Mossack Fonseca that revealed information about secret…

New Zealand Overview

(Encyclopedia) New Zealand zē´lənd [key], island country (2015 est. pop. 4,615,000), 104,454 sq mi (270,534 sq km), in the S Pacific Ocean, over 1,000 mi (1,600 km) SE of Australia.…

Cook Islands and Overseas Territories

Map of Cook IslandsSource: The World Factbook 2003 The Cook Islands (93 sq mi; 241 sq km) were placed under New Zealand administration in 1901. They achieved self-governing status in association with…

Pacific Islands and Australia Map

  Pacific Islands and Australia Profile: History · Government · Economy · Population Pacific Islands and Australia Information Encyclopedia: Pacific Islands…

Fattest Countries in the World

Globally, 39% of adults are overweight and 13% are obese, according to the World Health Organization. Here's a look at the countries with the highest percent of overweight adults (people age 15 and…

Territories, Colonies, and Dependencies

Source: The World Factbook, 2005 The following is a list of dependencies—territories under the jurisdiction of another country. Under Australian Jurisdiction (6) Ashmore and Cartier Islands…