Fiji
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Fiji, officially the Republic of Fiji, is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean about 1,100 nautical miles (2,000 km; 1,300 mi) northeast of New Zealand's North Island. Its closest neighbours are Vanuatu to the west, New Caledonia to the southwest, New Zealand's Kermadec Islands to the southeast, Tonga to the east, the Samoas and France's Wallis and Futuna to the northeast, and Tuvalu to the north.
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Did you know ?
  • Officially, this country is called the Republic of Fiji.
  • Fiji is made up of a cluster of more than 332 islands and 500 islets. 110 of these islands have never been inhabited.
  • Fiji’s closest neighbors are Vanuatu to the west, New Caledonia (France) to the southwest, Kermadec (New Zealand) to the southeast, Tonga to the east, ( Samoas), Franco’s Wallis and Futuna to the northeast and Tuvalu to the north.
  • Fiji has three official languages: English, Fijian and Hindustani. It is also known as the Republic of Fiji.
  • Suva is the capital and largest city of Fiji and is located on the southeast coast of the island of Viti Levu. Suva is also considered a pivotal city for the industrial development of the country.
  • The climate is mainly tropical with high temperatures all year long. It rains regularly, leaving the islands humid and the air wet.
  • The higher point in Fiji is Mt Tomanivi, found on Viti Levu at an impressive altitude of 11324 m.
  • The Fijian dollar is the currency of Fiji. Fiji became an independent republic in 1970. Majority of the population in Fiji is Christian (64.5%)
  • The main sources of income for the Fijian Nation are sugar exports and tourism.
  • The major industries are tourism, sugar, clothing and copra. Agriculture includes sugarcane, coconuts, cassava, rice, cattle and fish. Exports include sugar, garments, gold, timber and fish.
Facts & Figures
Capital
Suva
Largest City
Suva
Official Language(s)
English,Fijian,Fiji,Hindi
Population
858,038 (World Rank: 161)
Area
18,274 km2 (155 Largest)
Currency
Fijian dollar
Currency Code
FJD
Time Zone
FJT (UTC+12)
Intl. Calling Code
+679
ISO Code
FJ
Internet TLD
.fj

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