Fiji is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with the following countries: Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United Kingdom, United States of America, . The capital of Fiji is Suva.
The official language is iTaukei, Hindi and the Fijian dollar is the currency of the Fiji. The domain is .fj and the country code is +679.
National day is celebrated on 10 Oct 1970. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Fiji is no exception.
In Fiji, Rugby union is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Fijian people. Kava is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Fiji. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Fijian symbol.
The country was founded by Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara. The current president of Fiji is Jioji Konrote and Frank Bainimarama is the Prime Minister.
In Fiji the power plugs and sockets are of type I. The standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.
The Fijian national anthem was written by Michael Francis, Alexander Prescott and composed by Charles Austin Miles.
|Official name(s)||Republic of the Fiji Islands|
|Alternative name(s)||Matanitu Tugalala o Viti (official, Fijian)|
|Regional location||Oceania, island group in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand|
|Country name etymology||Adapted from Fisi, the Tongan form of Viti, referring to the island of Viti Levu (Fijian for "Great Viti"). Popularized by British explorer James Cook.|
|Climate||Tropical marine; only slight seasonal temperature variation|
|Terrain||Mostly mountains of volcanic origin|
|National Day||10 Oct 1970|
|Religion||Christianity Methodism, Catholicism Other Christian, Hinduism & Islam|
|Ethnicity||Indigenous Fijians, Indo-Fijians, & Rotumans|
|Head of government||Prime Minister|
|Driving side||Drive on the Left-hand side|
|Total area||18,274 km2 (7,056 sq mi)|
|Average elevation||662 m (2,172 ft)|
|Mains electricity||240 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Fiji is Collared Lory
The National flower of Fiji is Tagimaucia. Botanical name is Medinilla Waterhousei.
The National bird of Fiji is Collared Lory
The white flower has bloomed; it is time to sleep outside. Listen to the wisdom of the toothless ones. Life is like this: sometimes sun, sometimes rain. Idleness is to be dead in the limbs but alive within. Each bay, its own wind. Don’t do today what you probably can leave undone tomorrow as well.