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Niue     [18]
(Free association with New Zealand)
LAND AREA: 259 sq. km     SEA AREA: 390000 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 2239 (1991)
  DENSITY: 9 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: -3%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
  TOTAL FOREST AREA: 6,000 ha, 23.1% of land area, 3.0 ha/capita
  NATURAL FOREST AREA: 6,000 ha
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

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Last updated 11/02/98


Islands of Niue
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