|Land Area||18,274 km2|
|Total Area||18,274km2 (#151)|
|Government Type||Parliamentary Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$8.37 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$9,400|
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The current flag of Fiji was officially adopted on October 10, 1970.
The Union Jack (upper left), is representative of the country's long association with Great Britain. The flag's blue field is symbolic of the surrounding Pacific Ocean. The coat of arms display a golden British lion holding a cocoa pod, as well as panels displaying a palm tree, sugar cane, bananas and dove of peace.
Fiji Coat of Arms:
The coat of arms of Fiji was granted on July 4, 1908, and is composed of two Fijian warriors supporting a shield divided into four quarters. Three of the shield's four quarters contain crops (sugarcane, coconut palm, bananas) while the remaining quarter shows a dove (representing peace).
A wreath of Argent and Gules and a canoe make up the crest of the arms, and the national motto "Rerevaka na kalou ka doka na Tui" (Fear God and honour the Queen) is displayed on a ribbon below.
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
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 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?
What Are The Major Natural Resources Of Fiji?
Fiji is rich in natural resources including arable land, forests, fish, minerals, and beautifuls scenery.