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Country Tonga
10 m (30 ft)
 o Total4,098

Kolovai is a village on the Tongan island of Tongatapu. Its 2006 population was 4,098.[1]

The village is notable for its lakalaka, the national dance of Tonga.[2] A national monument has been proposed to preserve the site of the koka tree where members of the Tu'i Kanokupolu dynasty received investiture.[3] It is home to a large colony of Pacific Flying Foxes, a species of fruit bat.[4]


  1. ^ "Preliminary Result Tonga Population Census 2006" (PDF). Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "SAFEGUARDING INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE - The Tongan Lakalaka: Sung Speeches with Choreographed Movements" (PDF). UNESCO. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-11-01. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Anthropology Program - Tongan History Association Newsletter". La Trobe University. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Mammalian species" (PDF). Smith College. Retrieved .

Coordinates: 21°05?59.4?S 175°20?21.8?W / 21.099833°S 175.339389°W / -21.099833; -175.339389

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