Niue profile

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  • Territory: Niue
  • Status: Self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand.
  • Population: 1,400 (UN, 2011)
  • Capital: Alofi
  • Area: 260 sq km (100 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Niuean, English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 67 (men), 76 (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 New Zealand dollar ($NZ) = 100 cents
  • Main exports: Root crops, coconuts, honey
  • GNI per capita: n/a
  • Internet domain: .nu
  • International dialling code: +683

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