Where is Fiji?

Fiji is an Oceanian country covering 18,274.00 km2. This makes it the 44th smallest country in the world and slightly smaller than New Jersey. Its geographic coordinates are 18 00 S, 175 00 E and Suva is the capital city.

Fiji is an island nation. The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

The name Fiji is thought to be an anglicization of the word "Viti".

Its ISO code is FJ.

Geography

It is located in Oceania. Fiji has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level.

It has a tropical marine climate with some seasonal temperature variation. Its terrain consists mostly of mountains of volcanic origin.

Population

Fiji has a population of 915,303 making it the 160th largest in the world.

English and Fijian are official languages. The majority ethnic groups reported are iTaukei, Indian and Rotuman. The majority of the population is Protestant Christian, with a significant Buddhist minority.

The dialing code for the country is 679.

Government

Fiji is an independent country. It gained independence from the United Kingdom in 1970. Its constitution was last ratified in 2013.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Fiji's GDP is $8,374,000,000.00 (USD) with $9,400.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 161st largest economy and its citizens the 138th richest in the world. The currency of Fiji is the Dollar (FJD).

Its major export partners are the United States, Australia, and Samoa. Its main exports are sugar, garments, gold, and timber. Its major import partners are China, South Korea, and New Zealand. Its major imports include manufactured goods, machinery and transport equipment, and petroleum products.