Atlas of Niue
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|Administrative map of Niue.|
|Topographic map of Niue.|
|Ecologic map of Niue|
This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Niue, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Niue.
|In the eighteenth century the Kingdom of Niue Fekai is founded.|
|European involvement in Niue began in 1774 with Captain James Cook's sighting (landing was refused) of what he named Savage Island. The next major arrival was the London Missionary Society in 1846. Niue was briefly a protectorate, the UK's involvement transpiring in 1901 when New Zealand annexed the island.
This map shows Niue in the 1940s.
|Independence in the form of self-government was granted by the New Zealand parliament in the 1974 constitution.|
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