Official English Name: Republic of Fiji
Official Local Name(s): Matanitu Tugalala o Viti
Common English Name: Fiji
Capital: Suva

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Official Language(s)

English, Fijian
Secondary Languages: Hindi

Resources

Timber, Fish, Gold, Copper, Offshore oil, Hydropower

Neighbors

None (Island)

Ethnic groups

iTaukei (56.8%), Indian (37.5%), Rotuman (1.2%)

People

Est. Population:

915,303

Demonym:

Fijian

Religions:

Protestant (45%)
Hindu (27.9%)
Roman Catholic (9.1%)
Muslim (6.3%)
Sikh (0.3%)

Largest City:

Suva (88,271)

Other Cities:

Republic

Geography

Region:

Oceania

Bodies of Water:

Pacific Ocean (Surrounded)

Total Area:

18,274 km2 (100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

0 km (Island)

Total Coastline:

1,129 km

Climate

Tropical marine

Terrain:

Mountainous

Highest Point

Tomanivi (1,324 m)

Lowest Point

Sea Level

Natural Disasters

Cyclones

Government

Heads of State:

President George Konrote

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama

Admin. Divisions

14 Provinces
1 Dependency

Independence:

10 October 1970 (from the United Kingdom)

Nat'l Anthem:

God Bless Fiji

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$9,100 (USD)

Currency

$ (Fijian Dollar)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = $ (Fijian Dollar)2.11

Communication

Internet Code

.fj

Telephone Code

+679

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Cultural Notes

Kava is Fiji’s national drink.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/fm.html (Majority of information)
http://www.statsfiji.gov.fj/statistics/social-statistics/population-and-demographic-indicators (Suva population data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 4 November 2016