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    Fiji is ideally located in the tropics of the southern hemisphere. It lies on the 180 Meridian where the dawning of each new day occurs.

    Over 300 islands make the Fiji group of islands with a total land area of just 18,272 square meters. Of the 300 islands, only a 100 or so islands are inhabited by humans and the rest are left as nature reserves.

    Area Covered:
    Latitude: 12°-21°S and
    Longitude: 176°E-178°W.

    The two major islands in the group are known as Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.

    Almost 80 percent of the population live on these two islands. Still the majority of the population live in the rural areas and the outer islands. Only about 40 percent of the population live in urban areas.

    Population: 775,077*
    Major Towns*
    Greater Suva
    Lautoka
    Nadi
    Ba
    Labasa

    * 1996 Census


    167,975
    43,274
    30,884
    14,716
    24,095

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