Fiji is officially called the Republic of Fiji. It is one of the smallest countries in the Pacific Ocean and a group of 322 Islands. It shares its border with New Caledonia in the southwest, the Kermadec Islands in the southeast, Tonga in the east, Vanuatu in the west, Tuvalu in the north, and Samoas and Wallis and Futuna in the northeast.
Holidays in Fiji
|Friday||January 01||New Year’s Day|
|Friday||April 02||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Saturday||April 03||Easter Saturday|
|Monday||April 04||Easter Monday||Monday after Easter Sunday|
|Monday||April 12||Ramadan||Muslim Event|
|Tuesday||September 07||Constitution Day||Observed Date|
|Monday||October 11||Fiji Day|
|Thursday||November 04||Diwali||The Festival of Lights|
|Monday||October 18||Birthday of Prophet Muhammad|
|Saturday||December 25||Christmas Day|
|Sunday||December 26||Boxing Day|
New Year’s Day in Fiji
January 01, according to Gregorian Calendar is celebrated as New Year’s Day in Fiji. It is the very first day of the new year and declared a public holiday by the concerned authorities, learn more…
Good Friday in Fiji
April 19, , is held as Good Friday in Fiji. This day is celebrated on Friday before Easter Sunday. According to Bible this day commemorates the crucifixion and passion of Jesus Christ, learn more…
Easter Saturday in Fiji
The Day before Easter Sunday is held as Easter Saturday in Fiji. It is celebrated on Saturday before Easter Sunday.
Easter Monday in Fiji
April 18, is held as Easter Monday in Fiji. This day is celebrated on Monday after Easter Sunday.
Constitution Day in Fiji
September 09, is held as Constitution Day in Fiji. It is declared as a public holiday when all public and private sectors remain closed.
October 10, is celebrated as Fiji Day. This day is a public holiday for the general population when the majority of business sectors remain closed.
Diwali in Fiji
October 28, , is held as Diwali in Fiji. It is purely a Christian event and also known as the Festival of Light.
Birthday of Prophet Muhammad in Fiji
November 11, , is held as Birthday of Prophet Muhammad. This day is celebrated on 12 Rabi-Al-Awwal (12th of third Islamic Month).
Christmas Day in Fiji
December 25th is celebrated as Christmas Day in Fiji just like rest of the world. It is purely a Christian event which is celebrated in the remembrance of Jesus Christ’s Birthday.
Boxing Day in Fiji
December 26th, the day after Christmas is celebrated as Boxing Day in Fiji. This day is held to pay tribute to the services of servants.
Facts and Figures about Fiji
All the fact and figures about Fiji are listed below in this article. Take a look f you want anything about them.
Capital of Fiji
Suva is the national capital of Fiji. It is the largest city of the country with a population over 85,691.
President of Fiji
George Konrote or Jioji Konrote is the current President of Fiji. This former military major-general took president office in 2015, on November 12.
Prime Minister of Fiji
Frank Bainimarama is the current Prime Minister of Fiji. Overall, he is 8th acting Prime Minister of the country and took office in 2007, on January 05.
Population of Fiji
In 2017, the estimated population of Fiji was about 905,502 which is equivalent to 0.01% of the total world’s population. It ranked on 161st position in the list of most populous countries.
Flag of Fiji
The current flag has the light blue Ensign along with Fijian National Coat of Arms.
Currency of Fiji
Fijian dollar is the national currency of Fiji. The official code for the currency is FJD and most commonly used symbol is FJ$.
Religion of Fiji
Religiously Fiji is a quite diverse country. About 34.6% people are Methodists, 9.1% are Roman Catholics, 3.9% are Seventh-Day Adventists, 10.4% are other Christians, 27.9% are Hindus, 6.3% are Muslims, and about 0.3% are Sikhs.
Dialing Code of Fiji
The international dialing code of Fiji is +679.
Crime Rate of Fiji
Fiji has a 59.67 Crime Index and 40.33 Safety Index in the world.
Famous Airport of Fiji
The busiest international airports of Fiji are Nadi International Airport and Nausori International Airport. While the Domestic airports in Fiji are Dama Airport, Cicia Airport, Gau Airport, Koro Airport, and Labasa Airport.
Top Destinations of Fiji
Some of the best places that are amazing for tourist attraction are Blue Lagoon Cruise: Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands, Cloudbreak, Mamanuca Islands, Bouma National Heritage Park, Taveuni Island, Beqa Lagoon, Viti Levu, Pacific Harbour, Viti Levu, Navua River, Viti Levu, Garden of the Sleeping Giant and Sabeto Hot Springs, Viti Levu, Great Astrolabe Reef, Kadavu, Sawa-i-Lau Caves, Yasawa Islands, and Sigatoka Sand Dunes National Park, Viti Levu.
Area of Fiji
The total area of Fiji is about 18,275 sq. kilometers.
GDP of Fiji
In 2017, the estimated GDP of Fiji was 5.061 billion US dollars which is equivalent to 0.01% of the total world’s economy.
Sports in Fiji
Sports are which are mostly played in Fiji are Rugby Union, Rugby League, Netball, Football, Basketball, and Wrestling.