Where is Fiji?

Fiji is a group of islands located in the South Pacific Ocean. Fiji is north of New Zealand's North Island and east of Australia, part of Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean about 1,100 nautical miles (2,000 km; 1,300 mi).

Location Map of Fiji

Where is Fiji Located
About Map: Map showing location of Fiji in the Oceania.

Where is Fiji Located?

Fiji is an island country in Melanesia, part of Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean.

Fiji map also shows that this island country has closest neighbors i.e. Vanuatu in the west, New Caledonia in the southwest, Kermadec (New Zealand) in the southeast, Tonga in the east, and Tuvalu in the north. Fiji comprises of an archipelago of more than 332 islands, among them 110 islands are permanently inhabited. The two larger and main islands are Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, both of them collectively account 87% of the total population. Suva, the capital city lies on the Viti Levu Island.

The island country Fiji is part of Melanesia. The mostly islands that collectively constituting Fiji are of volcanic origin. The climate of Fiji is tropical marine featured with low variation round the year.

The significant sources of revenue of the country are its tourist industry and sugar exports. The territory has excellent landscapes for the tourism. Tourists from across the world nowadays prefer to visit the region especially young couples. This is one of the favorite honeymoon destinations of the world.

Government type of Fiji is parliamentary representative democratic republic characterized with multi-party system. Under the system, the President is use to be the head of state and the Prime Minister is the head of government.

Fiji Geography and Facts

Official NameRepublic of the Fiji Islands
Capitaland largest citySuva
Official languagesFijian, English, Fiji, Hindi
Independence Day25851
Recognised regional languagesRotuman
Ethnic groups (2016)56.8% Indigenous Fijians, 37.5% Indo-Fijians, 1.2% Rotumans, 4.5% Others
Religion64.4% Christianity, 27.9% Hinduism, 6.3% Islam, 1.4% Others
GovernmentUnitary parliamentary republic
Area18,274 km2 (7,056 sq mi) (151st)
Population (2018)926,276[6] (161st)
• Density46.4/km2 (120.2/sq mi) (148th)
GDP (PPP) Total 2018 estimate$9.112 billion
Gini (2013)36.4
HDI (2019)0.743 [93rd]
CurrencyFijian dollar (FJD)
Time zoneUTC+12 (FJT) | in Summer (DST) - UTC+13[11] (FJST)
Calling code679
ISO 3166 codeFJ
Internet TLD.fj
AirportNadi International Airport, Nausori International Airport