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The Fiji Islands are among those countries that are rarely interested in anyone other than those who already live here. Perhaps in vain - this is a very interesting place, and it is definitely worth visiting here at least once in your life.

 

Fiji is one of the best known and most developed states in the Pacific, and its main islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, account for most of the land and concentrate over 90% of the total population. The island's inhabitants are a mixture of Indians, Polynesians and Malaysians and have one of the highest living standards in Oceania, although the country has suffered from ethnic conflicts at the end of the last century. The relief of these islands is volcanic, and the maximum height is on the island of Viti Levu where there is also the capital Suva (Tomaniivi peak 1,424 m high).

 

Bemorepanda collected top facts about Fiji Islands.

 

1. Over the past century and a half, the state of Fiji has changed five names.

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2. The current name is the Republic of the Fiji Islands.

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3. In Fiji, as many as three languages ​​have the status of state - English, Fijian and Hindustani.

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4. The country's currency is the Fijian dollar.

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5. Fiji has 332 islands, of which about a third are inhabited.

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6. The highest point in Fiji is Mount Tomanivi, whose peak reaches 1324 meters above sea level.

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7. Due to the lack of fresh water, the Fijians collect rainwater from roofs in special tanks.

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8. There are rivers and lakes on the Fiji Islands.

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9. More than three and a half thousand species of various insects live here.

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10. Descendants of immigrants from India make up a third of Fiji's population, there are a little less than three hundred thousand people.

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11. The Armed Forces of the Republic of the Fiji Islands take part in various UN peacekeeping activities around the world.

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12. The most popular sport in Fiji is rugby.

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13. On Fijian dollars there is an image of the Queen of England.

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14. In Fiji, it is customary to go on a visit and take some gift for the hosts with you.

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15. Fun fact - sunglasses in Fiji are prohibited, as are hats. They can only be worn by leaders.

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16. Tipping in Fiji can be considered disrespectful.

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17. In Fiji there is a line of change of dates - the 180th meridian.

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18. There are as many as 28 airports in Fiji.

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19. There are highways only on two islands. Cars, respectively, too.

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20. About 87% of the population lives on the two largest islands of the archipelago.

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