Geography in Fiji
A cluster of volcanic islands in the South Pacific, lying about 4,500km southwest of Honolulu and 1,800 km north of New Zealand between the Latitudes of 12 and 21 degrees South of the Equator and Longitude of 177 degrees East to 178 degrees west.
Fiji comprises of 322 islands and 522 smaller islets. Just over 100 are permanently inhabited. Viti Levu, the largest island, covers about 57% of the nation's land area, and here you will find the major cities of Suva, and Lautoka this island contains 69% of the population.
Vanua Levu, covers just over 30% of the land area and has 15% of the population. These islands have steep peaks rising up from the shoreline to an elevation of 1300m, and are covered in tropical rain forests.
The other islands of Fiji account for approximately 2.5 % of the land area
The beaches on these minor are famous for their idyllic settings and clear lagoons.
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