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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]
Ethnic groups (2016[2])
DemonymFijian
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary republic
 • PresidentGeorge Konrote
 • Prime MinisterFrank Bainimarama
LegislatureParliament
Independence
 • from the United Kingdom10 October 1970 
 • Republic7 October 1987 
Area
 • Total18,274 km2 (156th)
7,056 sq mi
 • Water (%)negligible
Population
 • 2015 estimate909,389[2] (161st)
 • Density46.4/km2 (148th)
120.3/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$8.330 billion[3]
 • Per capita$9,314[3]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$4.964 billion[3]
 • Per capita$5,550[3]
Gini (2009)42.8[4]
medium
HDI (2014)Increase 0.727[5]
high ·90th
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 October 9, 2016


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