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Fiji's Information

Flag of Fiji
Land Area 18,274 km2
Total Area 18,274km2 (#151)
Population 915,303 (#160)
Population Density 50.09/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $8.37 Billion
GDP Per Capita $9,400
Currency Dollar (FJD)
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  • Name: Fiji
    (long form) Republic of Fiji
  • Capital City: Suva (88,271 pop.)
    (175,399 metro)
  • Fiji Population: 849,000 (2010 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Fiji Dollar
    (conversion rates)

    Boliviano
    One Fiji Dollar
  • Ethnicity: Fijian 57.3% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian 37.6%, Rotuman 1.2%, other 3.9% (European, other Pacific Islanders, Chinese)
  • GDP total: $3.792 billion (2010 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $4,300 (2010 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English (official), Fijian (official), Hindustani
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Suva, Lautoka, Nadi, Lambasa, Ba
  • Name: "Fiji" is derived from the name of the main island Viti Levu
  • National Day: Second Monday of October
  • Religion: Christian 64.5% (Methodist 34.6%, Roman Catholic 9.1%, Assembly of God 5.7%, Seventh Day Adventist 3.9%, Anglican 0.8%, other 10.4%), Hindu 27.9%, Muslim 6.3%, Sikh 0.3%, other or unspecified 0.3%, none 0.7%
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Fiji Trivia

Which Continent is Fiji In?

Fiji is located near Australia and New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean. Fiji is a country and an archipelago in the southern Pacific Ocean and is part of the continent of Oceania.

What Continent is Fiji In?

What Religions Are Practiced In Fiji?

Fiji has a diverse religious landscape, but Christianity is the religion of the majority. Other religions practiced in the country include Hinduism, Islam, and Sikhism.

Religion in Fiji: Important Facts and Figures

What is the Biggest City in Fiji?

Suva is Fiji’s biggest city and the administrative and political capital of Fiji. It is also a major cosmopolitan city in the region.

The Biggest Cities And Towns In Fiji

What Languages Are Spoken In Fiji?

English, Fijian, and Hindi are the three official languages of Fiji. Most indigenous Fijians, accounting for about 54% of the population, speak Fijian. About 37% of the population comprising of Fijians of Indian descent speak Hindi or Fiji Hindi. English, a remnant of the British colonial rule in the country, serves as the lingua franca of Fiji. It is the primary language used in education, business, government communications, media, etc. Several other minority languages like Chinese, Rotuman, etc., are spoken by ethnic minorities in the country.

Languages Of Fiji

What Kind of Government Does Fiji Have?

Fiji is a parliamentary representative democratic republic where the Prime Minister of Fiji is the head of the government of the country.

What Type Of Government Does Fiji Have?

Where Do Tourists To Fifi Come From?

The majority of tourists to Fiji come from Australia, New Zealand, and the United States.

Where Do Tourists to Fiji Come From?

About the Author

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