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Where is Fiji?

map showing the location of Fiji

Located in the continent of Oceania, Fiji covers 18,274 square kilometers of land, making it the 158th largest nation in terms of land area.

Fiji became an independent state in 1970, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of Fiji is 890,057 (2012) and the nation has a density of 49 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Fiji is the Fiji Dollar (FJD). As well, the people of Fiji are refered to as Fijian.

The dialing code for the country is 679 and the top level internet domain for Fijian sites is .fj.

Fiji does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Fiji section.

Quick facts

Population 890,057
Density 48.7 / km2 ( 126.1 / mi2 )
Languages English, Fijian
Independence Year 1970
Capital Suva (Central)
Currency Fiji Dollar
GDP 4,029,989,729 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 4,528 (2014 data)
Land Area 18,274 km2 (7,056 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -180.000
Maximum Longitude 171.000
Mininum Latitude -20.670
Maximum Latitude -12.460

What is the capital of Fiji?

map showing the location of Fiji
Location of Suva on a map.

Suva is the capital city of Fiji. It has a population of 77,366, and is located on a latitue of -18.14 and longitude of 178.44.

Suva is also the political center of Fiji, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.

Quick Facts About Suva, the Capital Of Fiji

City Suva
Country Fiji
Population 77,366
Longitude 178.44149000
Latitude -18.14161000
Elevation 57 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Fiji

Rank City Population
#1Suva77,366
#2Lautoka52,500

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.