Fiji is ideally located in
the tropics of the southern hemisphere. It lies
on the 180 Meridian where the dawning of each new
Latitude: 12°-21°S and
The two major islands in the group are
known as Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.
||Over 300 islands make the Fiji group of
islands with a total land area of just 18,272 square
kilometers. Of the 300 islands, only a 100 or so
islands are inhabited by humans and the rest are
left as nature reserves.
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.