Category Archives: Oceania

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Kiribati Population, Main Cities and Geography

Kiribati Population and capital Population Population According to Countryaah website, Kiribati has about 103,000 residents. Ethnic groups The population is made up of approx. 98% Kiribatians, who belong to the Micronesian ethnic group, and 2% Polynesians and Europeans. Religions The main religion is Christianity. The affiliations to the religions are composed as follows: Catholics around… Read More »

Marshall Islands Population, Main Cities and Geography

Marshall Islands Population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, the Marshall Islands have about 58,000 residents. Ethnic groups The residents are Micronesians. Religions The main religion is Christianity, especially Protestantism. Languages The official national languages are English and Marshallese, and Japanese is also spoken by a minority. Capital, other cities The capital of the Marshall… Read More »

Micronesia Population, Main Cities and Geography

Micronesia Population, cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, the Federated States of Micronesia have approximately 135,000 residents. Ethnic composition The population is made up of nine Micronesian and Polynesian tribes. Religions 50% of the population are Catholics and 47% are Protestants. National language English is the official language. Chuuku, Kosraen, Pohnpeian and Yapese are… Read More »

New Zealand Population, Main Cities and Geography

New Zealand: population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, New Zealand has a population of around 4.8 million. It should be of interest that, after Nauru and the USA, the highest percentage of overweight men worldwide live here. Ethnic composition Caucasians (whites) around 75%, “native people” Maori around 15%, others from Polynesia around 6%,… Read More »

Northern Mariana Islands Population, Main Cities and Geography

Northern Mariana Islands Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, the Northern Mariana Islands have about 70,000 residents. Ethnic groups Around 34% of the population are Filipinos, Chamorro are around 30%, Chinese around 12%, Micronesians around 8% and Carolinians around 5%. Religions The population is predominantly Catholic with around 60%, 19% are Protestants. There… Read More »

Nauru Population, Main Cities and Geography

Nauru Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Nauru has about 11,000 residents. It is certainly of interest that Naru is the percentage of the population that is overweight in the world. – followed by the men in the US and New Zealand. For comparison, Germany ranks 10th for men and 17th for women.… Read More »

New Caledonia Population, Main Cities and Geography

New Caledonia: Population and Cities Population According to Countryaah website, New Caledonia has about 250,000 residents. Ethnic groups 42.5% Melanesians, 37% Europeans, 8.5% Islanders from the island of Wallis, 3.4% Poynesians, 3.5% Indonesians, 1.5% Vietnamese, 3% others Religions Roman Catholic are around 60% of the faithful, Protestants around 30% and others around 10%. Languages The… Read More »

Niue Population, Main Cities and Geography

Niue Population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, Niue only has about 1,300 residents. About 22,000 live in New Zealand. Ethnic groups Around 90% of the population are Niuer (Polynesians) and 10% European and islanders from Tonga and Samoa. Religions There are about 75% Protestants, 10% Mormons, 15% Catholics and others. Languages Niuenisch is a… Read More »

Papua New Guinea Population, Main Cities and Geography

Papua New Guinea: population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, Papua New Guinea has a population of around 5.5 million. Compare Federal Republic of Germany (82.53 million), Austria (8.1 million), USA (281.42 million), PR China (1.29 billion), Ethnic groups Melanesians and Papuans live in Papua New Guinea. Religions 95.5% of the population are Christians. Thereof… Read More »

Palau Population, Main Cities and Geography

Palau Population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, Palau has around 22,000 residents. Ethnic groups Around 70% of the population are Palau, 28% Asians and around 2% are Caucasian, i.e. white. Religions Around two thirds of the residents are Catholics and Protestants, while around one third practice the local fashion kngei religion. Languages English and… Read More »

Pitcairn Population, Main Cities and Geography

Pitcairn Population Number According to Countryaah website, Pitcairn has around 60 residents. The only place on the island is Adamstown. In 2012, 10 children lived here in two families.   Ethnicities The residents are the successors of the mutineers of the Bounty and have a strong Polynesian influence. But some Europeans also live on the… Read More »

Solomon Islands Population, Main Cities and Geography

Solomon Islands: Population and Cities Population According to Countryaah website, the Solomon Islands have about 550,000 residents. Ethnic groups Melanesians 93%, Polynesians 4%, Micronesians 1.5%, Europeans 0.8%, Chinese 0.3%, others 0.4% Albinos Albinism is particularly widespread in some regions of the Solomon Islands. These are Santa Cruz, the Reef Islands, and the Duff Islands. For… Read More »

Samoa Population, Main Cities and Geography

Samoa Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Samoa has about 200,000 residents. Ethnic groups   92.6% Samoans 7% Euronesians 0.4% Europeans Religions 99.7% are Christians of the following faiths: Congregational Church Anglican Faith, Catholics, Methodists, Seven Day Adventists, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons), Jehovah’s Witnesses and Baha’is. The Christian religion… Read More »

Tonga Population, Main Cities and Geography

Tonga: population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, the Kingdom of Tonga has about 110,000 residents. Ethnic groups Mostly Polynesians and approx. 300 Europeans Religions The main religion is Christianity with the Free Wesleyan Church (Methodists) as the main group and about 15% Mormons. This makes Tonga the country with the highest rate of… Read More »

Tokelau Population, Main Cities and Geography

Tokelau Population and cities Population According to Countryaah website, Tokelau has about 1,500 residents. From these live on: Nukunonu400 residents Fakaofo500 residents Afatu600 residents Polynesian ethnic groups Religions Congretional Christian Church: 70% Catholic: 28% Others: 2% Broken down by islands: Atafu: Congretional Christian Church 100% Nukunonu: Catholics 100% Fakaofo: Both religions, with the Congretional Christian… Read More »

Vanuatu Population, Main Cities and Geography

Vanuatu Population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, Vanuatu has about 250,000 residents who live on 65 islands. Ethnic groups Around 98% of the population are Melanesians, the rest are French, Vietnamese, Chinese and other Pacific Islanders. Religions The main religion is Christianity with the following denominations: Presbyterians around 37%, Anglicans around 15%, Catholics around… Read More »

Tuvalu Population, Main Cities and Geography

Tuvalu Population and capital Population According to Countryaah website, Tuvalu has around 11,500 residents. Ethnic groups The population is made up as follows: Tuvaluans (Polynesians) 91.2%; mixed (Polynesians/Micronesians/other) 7.2%; Europeans 1% and others 0.6% Religious affiliation Religious affiliation is distributed as follows: Church of Tuvalu (Congregationalists) 97%, Seventh-day Adventists 1.4%, Baha’i 1% and other 0.6%… Read More »

Wallis and Futuna Population, Main Cities and Geography

Wallis and Futuna Population and capital Population According to Countryaah website, the Wallis and Futuna archipelago has around 16,000 residents, of which approx. 67% live on Wallis and 33% on Futuna. Less than 10% of the population have a more or less regular job. Ethnic groups Around 93% are Polynesians and around 7% French. Religions… Read More »

Guam Population, Main Cities and Geography

Guam Population and cities According to Countryaah website, approx. 160,000 people live on Guam. Ethnic composition 37% are Chamorroers 28% Filipinos 25% Asians 10% Caucasians Religious affiliation 85% of the population are Catholics and 15% belong to other religions. National languages English, Chomorroic and Japanese are spoken on the island. The Spanish language is present… Read More »

Cook Islands Population, Main Cities and Geography

Cook Islands Population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, the Cook Islands have around 20,000 residents, around half of whom live on the largest island, Rarotonga. Ethnic composition The residents of the Cook Islands are made up as follows: 81.3% Polynesians (Cook Islands Maori), 7.7% Polynesian Europeans, 7.7% Polynesian non-Europeans, 2.4% Europeans Religious affiliation The… Read More »

French Polynesia Population, Main Cities and Geography

French Polynesia Population, capital Population Population According to Countryaah website, French Polynesia has a population of approximately 280,000 people. Ethnic groups The population consists of 83% Polynesians (Ma’ohi including 20% of mixed origins), 12% Europeans (Popaa) and 5% Chinese (Tinito). Religions The main religion is Christianity with 52% – among them 37% are Methodists and… Read More »

Fiji Population, Main Cities and Geography

Fiji Population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, the Fiji Islands have about 880,000 residents. Ethnic composition Around 57% of the population are Fijians, a mixture of Melanesians and Polynesians, 37% are Indian and 6% are European. In addition, various Pacific ethnic groups and overseas Chinese live in Fiji. Religious affiliation The main religion on… Read More »

Falkland Islands Population, Main Cities and Geography

Falklands: population Population Population According to Countryaah website, the Falkland Islands have around 3,000 residents. There are also around 1,700 British soldiers stationed here.   Ethnic composition 99% British. Religious affiliation Anglicans (majority), Jehovah’s Witnesses, Adventists, Evangelists, Lutherans, United Free Church and Roman Catholic Church National language English Capital, other settlements The capital of Falkland… Read More »

Easter Island Population, Main Cities and Geography

Easter Island Population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, Easter Island has around 3,800 residents. Population density This means that 23 residents/km² live on Easter Island. Compare in Germany: 230 residents/km². Ethnic groups Of the 3,800 residents, 60% are Rapa Nui, i.e. Polynesians, 39% are Caucasian mainland Chileans and 1% are others. Religions The population… Read More »

Australia Population, Main Cities and Geography

Australia: population and cities Population Population According to Countryaah website, Australia has around 22.5 million people. In Australia, around 430,000 people from other countries are enrolled as students at universities, colleges or technical and language schools. Most of the students come from China and the second most at around 90,000 from India. This educational import… Read More »

American Samoa Population, Main Cities and Geography

American Samoa: population, cities Population According to Countryaah website, as of January 1, 2005, American Samoa had approx. 58,000 residents. Ethnic composition About 89% of the residents are Samoans (Polynesians), 2% Europeans, 4% Tongans and 5% others. Religious affiliation Around 60% are Congregationalists, 20% are Catholics and 30% are Protestants and others. The Christian religion… Read More »

What to See in Australia

The number of tempting options that confront a traveler who first came to Australia, delights and discourages at the same time. And this is quite normal – after all, choosing between the modest charm of the Australian “capitals” and a visit to the desert depths of the mainland to the natives is not at all… Read More »

What to See in Fiji

The Fiji archipelago can be divided into 7 groups of islands. VITI LEVU This is the largest island in the archipelago and the third largest island in the Pacific Ocean. Viti Levu has an oval shape, from west to east it stretches for 146 km, and from north to south – for 106 km. About… Read More »

What to See in Micronesia

PONPEI STATE The state of Pohnpei includes the largest island of the country – the island of Pohnpei (area 334 sq. km), and more than 20 islands and atolls. On the island of Pohnpei, the capital of the state is located – the city of Palikir , where the government meets and most government offices… Read More »

What to See in New Zealand

CITIES Wellington – the capital of the country since 1865 – is located in the very south of the North Island, and is the oldest city in the country. Its main attractions are the most beautiful panorama of the city, which is best viewed from Mount Victoria. From here you have a view of Lambton… Read More »