Global EditionASIA 中文双语Français
Home / Travel / Around the World

The Pacific Islands: Meet your next favorite holiday hotspot

By Zhou Bing | | Updated: 2019-04-03 14:22
Share - WeChat
Niue, one of the lesser known Pacific Island countries. [Photo/Official WeChat Account of Voice of Diplomacy]

7. Niue

Niue is known as "The Rock", which derives from the traditional name "Rock of Polynesia". It's an island in the south Pacific Ocean, northeast of New Zealand, east of Tonga, south of Samoa, and west of the Cook Islands. Niue's land area is about 261 square kilometres and its population, predominantly Polynesian, stood at 1,618 in 2017. Niue is the birthplace of artist, novelist and poet John Puhiatau Pule, "one of the Pacific's most significant artists", according to the Queensland Art Gallery, and the island also boasts a rich musical heritage.

Language: Niuean and English

What you need to do: Visit the caves at Matapa Chasm

|<< Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Next   >>|
Most Popular
Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

Registration Number: 130349