FijiCountry: Fiji

Population: 918,675

Capital: Suva

Time Zone: UTC+12

Currency Name: Fijian dollar (FJD)

Government Type: Republic

Languages: English (official), Fijian (official), Hindustani

Ethnic Breakdown: Fijian 54.8% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian 37.4%, other 7.9%

Religion: Christian 53% (Methodist 34.5%, Roman Catholic 7.2%, Assembly of God 3.8%, Seventh Day Adventist 2.6%, other 4.9%), Hindu 34% (Sanatan 25%, Arya Samaj 1.2%, other 7.8%), Muslim 7% (Sunni 4.2%. other 2.8%), other or unspecified 5.6%, none 0.3%

Major Cities: Nadi, Viti Levu

Phone Country Code: 679

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website:

High Travel Season: no peak season

Voltage: 240 V - 50 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: I

Major Holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), April 2 (Prophet Muhammad's Birthday), Easter, May 4 (National Youth Day), May 28 (Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna Day), June 18 (Queen's Birthday), October 8 (Fiji Day), November 9 (Diwali), December 25 (Christmas), December 26 (Boxing Day)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Fiji's beaches consist of dead coral.