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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
Capital
and largest city
Suva[1]
18°10′S178°27′E / 18.167°S 178.450°E / -18.167; 178.450
Official languages[2]
Ethnic groups(2016[3])
Religion (2007[4])
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) (151st)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2016 estimate
898,760[5] (161st)
• Density
46.4/km2 (120.2/sq mi) (148th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$8.798 billion[6]
• Per capita
$9,777[6]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$4.869 billion[6]
• Per capita
$5,411[6]
Gini (2013)36.4[7]
medium
HDI (2015)Steady 0.736[8]
high · 91st
CurrencyFijian dollar (FJD)
Time zoneFJT (UTC+12)
• Summer (DST)
FJST[10] (UTC+13[9])
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 January 20, 2018


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