Geography of Niue
Niue is a small island in the South Pacific Ocean, to the east of Tonga. It has an area of 260 square kilometres, and a coastline of 64 km. It claims an exclusive economic zone of 200 nm, and a territorial sea of 12 nm. It is one of world's largest coral islands.
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A current environmental issue is increasing attention to conservationist practices to counter loss of soil fertility from traditional slash-and-burn agriculture. Niue is a party to the following international agreements regarding the environment: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification. Niue has signed but not ratified the Law of the Sea agreement.
This is a list of the extreme points of Niue, the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location.
- Northernmost point – unnamed headland north-west of Uluvehi
- Easternmost point – unnamed headland south-east of Liku
- Southernmost point – Limufuafua Point
- Westernmost point - Halagigie Point
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