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Facts about Fiji

Administrative divisions: 4 divisions and 1 dependency*; Central , Eastern , Northern , Rotuma* , Western
Area: total: 18 ,270 sq km land: 18 ,270 sq km water: 0 sq km
Background: Fiji became independent in 1970 , after nearly a century as a British colony. Democratic rule was interrupted by two military coups in 1987 , caused by concern over a government perceived as dominated by the Indian community (descendants of contract laborers brought to the islands by the British in the 19th century). The coups and a 1990 constitution that cemented native Melanesian control of Fiji , led to heavy Indian emigration; the population loss resulted in economic difficulties , but ensured that Melanesians became the majority. A new constitution enacted in 1997 was more equitable. Free and peaceful elections in 1999 resulted in a government led by an Indo-Fijian , but a civilian-led coup in May 2000 ushered in a prolonged period of political turmoil. Parliamentary elections held in August 2001 provided Fiji with a democratically elected government led by Prime Minister Laisenia QARASE. Re-elected in May 2006 , QARASE was ousted in a December 2006 military coup led by Commodore Voreqe BAINIMARAMA , who initially appointed himself acting president. In January 2007 , BAINIMARAMA was appointed interim prime minister.
Flag description: light blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Fijian shield centered on the outer half of the flag; the shield depicts a yellow lion above a white field quartered by the cross of Saint George featuring stalks of sugarcane , a palm tree , bananas , and a white dove
Capital: name: Suva (on Viti Levu) geographic coordinates: 18 08 S , 178 25 E time difference: UTC+12 (17 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical marine; only slight seasonal temperature variation
Currency code: Fijian dollar (FJD)
Ethnic groups: Fijian 57.3% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture) , Indian 37.6% , Rotuman 1.2% , other 3.9% (European , other Pacific Islanders , Chinese) (2007 census)
Geographic coordinates: 18 00 S , 175 00 E
Geography note: includes 332 islands; approximately 110 are inhabited
Government type: republic
Imports partners: Singapore 29.6% , Australia 21.6% , NZ 17.3% , China 4.4% (2007)
Internet country code: .fj
Land boundaries: 1 ,129 km
Neighbouring countries: 0 km
Languages: English (official) , Fijian (official) , Hindustani
Location: Oceania , island group in the South Pacific Ocean , about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand
Map references: Oceania
National holiday: Independence Day , second Monday of October (1970)
Nationality: noun: Fijian(s) adjective: Fijian
Natural hazards: cyclonic storms can occur from November to January
Population: 931 ,741 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Christian 53% (Methodist 34.5% , Roman Catholic 7.2% , Assembly of God 3.8% , Seventh Day Adventist 2.6% , other 4.9%) , Hindu 34% (Sanatan 25% , Arya Samaj 1.2% , other 7.8%) , Muslim 7% (Sunni 4.2%. other 2.8%) , other or unspecified 5.6% , none 0.3% (1996 census)
Terrain: mostly mountains of volcanic origin
Unemployment rate: 7.6% (1999)

Capital of Republic of the Fiji Islands

Suva (click to view Suva map)

Places in Fiji

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Fiji. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Central Division (332 google map locations)
Eastern Division (212 google map locations)
Northern Division (291 google map locations)
Rotuma (50 google map locations)
Western Division (288 google map locations)

Random cities in Fiji

Suva, the capital city of Fiji.

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