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Republic of Fiji
  • Matanitu Tugalala o Viti  (Fijian)
  • फ़िजी गणराज्य  (Fiji Hindi)
Motto: "Rerevaka na Kalou ka Doka na Tui" (Fijian)
"Fear God and honour the Queen"
Location of Fiji
CapitalSuva
18°10′S178°27′E / 18.167°S 178.450°E / -18.167; 178.450
Largest citySuva[1]
Official languages[2]
Ethnic groups(2016[3])
DemonymFijian
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentaryconstitutional republic
George Konrote
Frank Bainimarama
LegislatureParliament
Independence
• from the United Kingdom
10 October 1970
• Republic
7 October 1987
Area
• Total
18,274 km2 (7,056 sq mi) (156th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2015 estimate
909,389[3] (161st)
• Density
46.4/km2 (120.2/sq mi) (148th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$8.798 billion[4]
• Per capita
$9,777[4]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$4.869 billion[4]
• Per capita
$5,411[4]
Gini (2009)42.8[5]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.727[6]
high · 90th
CurrencyFijian dollar (FJD)
Time zoneFJT (UTC+12)
• Summer (DST)
FJST[8] (UTC+13[7])
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 July 9, 2017


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