Hikutavake

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Hikutavake
Hikutavake council within Niue
Hikutavake council within Niue
Administrative map of Niue showing all the villages
Administrative map of Niue showing all the villages
Coordinates: 18°57′54″S 169°52′53″W / 18.96500°S 169.88139°W / -18.96500; -169.88139Coordinates: 18°57′54″S 169°52′53″W / 18.96500°S 169.88139°W / -18.96500; -169.88139
Country Niue
Tribal AreaMotu
Area
 • Total10.17 km2 (3.93 sq mi)
Population
 (2017)[1]
 • Total49
 • Density3.93/km2 (10.2/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-11 (UTC-11)
Area code(s)+683

Hikutavake is one of the fourteen villages of Niue.[2] Its population at the 2017 census was 49, up from 40 in 2011.[3]

Location & geography[edit]

About 95% of the land surface is coral rock.[4]

There is a trail on the north side of Niue that leads to a clifftop to an enclosed reef with natural pools, some of them are 10 metres deep and 25 metres across.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Niue Household and Population Census 2017" (PDF). niue.prism.spc.int. Niue Statistics Office. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  2. ^ 1558546 (x a j h) Hikutavake on OpenStreetMap
  3. ^ "Niue Household and Population Census 2017" (PDF). niue.prism.spc.int. Niue Statistics Office. Retrieved 5 May 2020.
  4. ^ Wright, A. C. S. (1965). Soils and Agriculture of Niue Island. p. 38.
  5. ^ Atkinson, Brett (2013-03-24). "Niue: Natural wonders". NZ Herald. ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 2020-04-25.