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Fiji

Description of Fiji

Fiji is a group of islands (about 300) in the South Pacific Ocean, the total area of which is of 18, 3 square kilometers. Fiji’s population consists of about 840 000 people who live mainly in large cities, such as Lami, Suva, Lautoka and others. Ethnic composition is dominated by local Fijians, and also Indians, Europeans, Chinese by origin, etc. The capital of Fiji is Suva city. The official language is English. Religions of the country include Christianity, Hinduism, and Islam. The monetary unit is Fiji Dollar. Fiji's climate is tropical and marine.

Fiji is a very colorful and vibrant country. The feature of Fiji is that these islands are spread out along the 180 meridian, so when you move from east to west – one day is added, and from east to west - is deducted. Photos of natural attractions of Fiji resemble photo images taken in Hawaii. Fiji's infrastructure is well developed. The nature of Fiji with its mild tropical climate and white beaches makes the vacation in the country particularly attractive. Today, the most visited resorts of Fiji are the island of Vanua Leon, the Coral Coast, Vito Leo and several other small islands that can be so small that they are almost impossible to find on the world map. It should be noted that hotels in Fiji are just first class and comfortable. Good service and friendly atmosphere don’t leave any of guests indifferent. However, classification of hotels in Fiji differs from the classical one, three star hotels are assigned as "luxury" class, two - medium category, and one - the so-called budget option, but even that hotels offer a swimming pool, a mini-bar, and a restaurant.

Fiji’s places of interest. The Fiji Islands are rich in attractions, because the territory of the country is full of many cultures and nationalities. Journey to Fiji includes trips to the capital of the country, Suva, and also to the other big enough cultural and historical center - the city of Nandi. The capital is rich in sights of colonial and modern architecture. In Nandi, the temple of Sri Siva Subramaniam Swami and a huge craft market are located. Depending on the tastes of tourists, one can order a romantic sea cruise or a traditional tour of ancient settlements of Fiji. The Mamanuca Islands are popular among the fans of diving. There are about 200 archaeological monuments on the island of Viti Levu. If you want to learn about the culture of Aboriginal people, you should go to the hills of Nausori. If you like the unique and rich flora, there is a Garden of a Sleeping Giant: in April, you can find there thousands of orchids.

To understand how small and cozy are the Fiji Islands, just remember that, for example, on the island of Denard there are only two hotels. On the one hand, tourists can feel like in a desert island, but at the same time there are swimming pools, tennis courts, and golf courts at their disposal. Fiji is famous for its rich and varied cuisine, which combines the different culinary traditions of the world. Restaurants offer fresh seafood, vegetables and hot sauce. Vacation on the fairy-tale Fiji Islands leaves you with very positive and bright emotions.

Some facts about Fiji

Population of country 875,983 people
Area of Fiji 18,270 sq. kilometers
Located on the continent Oceania (OC)
Capital of Fiji Suva
Currency at Fiji Dollar (FJD)
Domain Zone .fj
Phone country code 679
FIPS code of Fiji FJ

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More information about Fiji

Climate of Fiji:
  • tropical marine
  • only slight seasonal temperature variation
Terrain of Fiji:
  • mostly mountains of volcanic origin
Fiji also has such useful resources as: timber, fish, gold, copper, offshore oil potential, hydropower.

Top cities of Fiji


City Name Population State Coordinates
1 Suva 77,366 people Central -18.14161 x 178.44149
2 Nadi 42,284 people Western -17.8 x 177.41667
3 Lambasa 24,187 people Northern -16.41667 x 179.38333

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