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Fiji

Fiji
  • Capital

    Capital

    Suva

  • Local time

    Local time

    7:34

  • Population

    Population

    884 887

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +679

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ FJD (dollar)

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Fiji

Fiji
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Suva

  • Local time

    Local time

    7:34

  • Population

    Population

    884 887

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +679

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ FJD (dollar)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 710

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.34 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    2 592mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    18 270 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    4%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    56%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    23%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    1.4 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Fijian - 51 %
    Indian - 44 %
    European

  • Religion

    Religion

    Christian - 52 %
    Hindu - 38 %
    Islam - 8 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    English
    Fijian
    Hindustani

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    3 500

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    3.2 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    38.7%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    13.8%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    51 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    tourism, sugar, clothing, copra, gold, silver, lumber, cottage industries

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    sugarcane, coconuts, cassava (manioc), rice, sweet potatoes, bananas, cattle, pigs, horses

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    timber, fish, gold, copper, offshore oil, hydropower

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    timber, fish, gold, copper, offshore oil, hydropower

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    37%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    1 170kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    101 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    46

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What not to do when visiting Fiji

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Street & Behavioral

Don't show too much skin in the villages - dress more conservatively when visiting local areas. Show respect.

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2/9
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Business & Communication

Don't expect to party all night - locals go to bed early, so they can wake up with the sun.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't give candies to the kids - the diabetes-related death rate in Fiji is second largest in the world.

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Did you know

Did you know?

On Taveuni island in Fiji lies the ‘International Date Line’. With the help of a sign, you can see where a new day begins. You can stand with one foot in today and the other in tomorrow.

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Business & Communication

Don't ignore the hardworking Fijians - they will greet you with "bula" (hello) and huge smile. Do the same and show respect.

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Don’t forget when greeting many indigenous Fijian men will grasp a foreign man’s hand with a one-shake downward motion and then hold onto the hand while talking. Indo-Fijians do not tend to shake hands unless they know you. The Hindus will say ”Namaste”, bowing slightly with hands in prayer position in front of their face. Typically, a Muslim will not touch your hand, but if they know you, they will shake your hand. Fijian women greeting other Fijian women will often kiss the air next to the oth

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Street & Behavioral

Don't drink too much Kava (traditional herbal drink) if you don't want to have scary side effects.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t forget after saying ”Bula,” the most typical question, rather than ”how are you?” is ”where are you going?" This is considered polite and appropriate.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Fijians raise their eyebrows as a way of saying yes.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget the monsoon season begins in November and lasts through until April.

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