Outline of Tokelau

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The location of Tokelau
An enlargeable map of Tokelau

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Tokelau:

Tokelau is a territory of New Zealand comprising three tropical coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean.[1] The United Nations General Assembly includes Tokelau on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories.[2]

Until 1976 the official name was Tokelau Islands. Tokelau is sometimes referred to by Westerners by the older, colonial name of The Union Islands.

General reference[edit]

Geography of Tokelau[edit]

Geography of Tokelau

Environment of Tokelau[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Atafu Atoll in Tokelau

Natural geographic features of Tokelau[edit]

Populated places of Tokelau[edit]

Demography of Tokelau[edit]

Demographics of Tokelau

Government and politics of Tokelau[edit]

Politics of Tokelau

Branches of the government of Tokelau[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Tokelau[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Tokelau[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Tokelau[edit]

Foreign relations of Tokelau[edit]

Foreign relations of Tokelau

International organization membership[edit]

Tokelau is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Tokelau[edit]

Law of Tokelau

Local government in Tokelau[edit]

Local government in Tokelau

History of Tokelau[edit]

History of Tokelau

Culture of Tokelau[edit]

Culture of Tokelau

Art in Tokelau[edit]

Sports in Tokelau[edit]

Economy and infrastructure of Tokelau[edit]

Economy of Tokelau

Education in Tokelau[edit]

Education in Tokelau

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Tokelau". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 2, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009.
  2. ^ "Official site for the Tokelau Council of Ongoing Government". Retrieved 2007-11-04. The basis of Tokelau's legislative, administrative and judicial systems is the Tokelau Islands Act 1948 and its amendments. (See the link "LAW") In November 1974 the administration of Tokelau was transferred from the Mäori and Island Affairs Department to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From then until September 1980, when the Tokelau administration regulations were amended, the New Zealand Secretary of Foreign Affairs was the administrator of Tokelau. New regulations then came into force whereby the Minister of Foreign Affairs was empowered to appoint a suitable person to be the Administrator of Tokelau. The New Zealand flag is used and the anthem is God Save the Queen.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Tokelau

Atoll links