National Symbols of Fiji

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.

Country information

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
Population 896,445
National Day 10 Oct 1970
Language(s) iTaukei, Hindi
Religion Christianity Methodism, Catholicism Other Christian, Hinduism & Islam
Country code +679
Literacy rate 99.08%
Currency Fijian dollar
Capital city Suva
ISO FJI
Domain(TLD) .fj
Ethnicity Indigenous Fijians, Indo-Fijians, & Rotumans
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Fijian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 18,274 km2 (7,056 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+12 (FJT)
Average elevation 662 m (2,172 ft)
Coastline 1,129 Km
Mains electricity 240 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Fiji

Flag map of Fiji

Motto of Fiji

Rerevaka na Kalou ka Doka na Tui - "Fear God and honour the Queen"

National animal of Fiji

The National animal of Fiji is Collared Lory

National Animal of Fiji - Collared Lory

National flower of Fiji

The National flower of Fiji is Tagimaucia. Botanical name is Medinilla Waterhousei.

National flower of Fiji - Tagimaucia

National bird of Fiji

The National bird of Fiji is Collared Lory

National bird of Fiji - Collared Lory

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Fijian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

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.

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