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Republic of Fiji
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Rerevaka na Kalou ka Doka na Tui" (Fijian)
"Fear God and honour the Queen"
Anthem: God Bless Fiji
Capital
and largest city
Suva
18°10′S178°27′E / 18.167°S 178.450°E / -18.167; 178.450
Official languages[1]
DemonymFijian
GovernmentParliamentary republic
 - PresidentEpeli Nailatikau
 - Prime MinisterFrank Bainimarama
 - Chief JusticeAnthony Gates
LegislatureParliament
Independence
 - from the United Kingdom10 October 1970 
 - Republic7 October 1987 
Area
 - Total18,274 km2 (156th)
7,056 sq mi
 - Water (%)negligible
Population
 - 2012 estimate858,038[2] (161st)
 - Density46.4/km2 (148th)
120.3/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2012 estimate
 - Total$4.250 billion[3]
 - Per capita$4,728[3]
GDP (nominal)2012 estimate
 - Total$3.671 billion[3]
 - Per capita$4,083[3]
Gini (2009)42.8[4]
medium
HDI (2013)Steady 0.724[5]
high ·88th
CurrencyFijian dollar (FJD)
Time zoneFJT (UTC+12)
 - Summer (DST)FJST[7] (UTC+13[6])
Drives on theleft
Calling code+679
ISO 3166 codeFJ
Internet TLD.fj

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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