is an archipelago and a country located in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Vanuatu and southwest of Samoa. It covers an area of 18,272 square kilometers (7,055 square miles) and has an estimated population of 895,700 as of 2022. Its capital is Suva, and its official languages are English and Fijian. Christianity is the majority religion, with other Christian denominations, Roman Catholics, and Hindus making up the population. The currency is the Fijian dollar.
Fiji consists of some 540 islets and around 300 islands, with about 100 of them being inhabited. The two main islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu are both mountainous and volcanic in origin, with steep coastal slopes and densely populated coasts. The smaller islands are also volcanic in nature, and all of them are surrounded by rocky shoals and coral reefs. Most of the arable land is found in the deltas of the major rivers. The climate is tropical oceanic.
The economy of Fiji is mainly based on agriculture, specifically sugar production, tourism, and light industries. Mining of gold and silver is also conducted. The government is a republic with one legislative house, the Parliament, which is composed of 50 members. The president is the head of state, and the prime minister is the head of government.
Fiji is a beautiful island nation with a rich culture and history. With its stunning landscapes, vibrant cities, and friendly people, it is an ideal destination for tourists looking to experience a different way of life.