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Fiji

Official English Name: Republic of Fiji

Official Local Name(s): Matanitu Tugalala o Viti

Common English Name: Fiji

Capital: Suva

REGION
Oceania
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
None (Island)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Pacific Ocean (Surrounded)
TOTAL AREA
18,274 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
0 km (Island)
TOTAL COASTLINE
1,129 km
CLIMATE
Tropical marine
TERRAIN
Mountainous
HIGHEST POINT
Tomanivi (1,324 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Timber
Fish
Gold
Copper
Offshore oil
Hydropower
NATURAL DISASTERS
Cyclones
DEMONYM
Fijian
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
iTaukei (56.8%)
Indian (37.5%)
Rotuman (1.2%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
English
Fijian
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
Hindi
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Protestant (45%)
Hindu (27.9%)
Roman Catholic (9.1%)
Muslim (6.3%)
Sikh (0.3%)
POPULATION
915,303
LARGEST CITY
Suva (88,271)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE
President George Konrote
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
14 Provinces
1 Dependency
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
10 October 1970 (from the United Kingdom)
NATIONAL ANTHEM
God Bless Fiji
GDP PER CAPITA
$9,100 (USD)
CURRENCY
$ (Fijian Dollar)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = $2.13 (FJD)
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.fj
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+679

Kava is Fiji’s national drink.

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