Regions in Fiji
Fiji can be divided into nine island groups:
- Viti Levu
It is the largest and most important island in the country. It has the largest population, is economically the most developed and is home to the capital Suva.
- Vanua Levu
The second largest island, surrounded by a few small islands in the north.
The third largest island, near Vanua Levu, with the 180th meridian cutting the island in half. It is the exclusive habitat of the Tagimoucia flower.
This island is located south of Viti Levu.
- Yasawa Islands
Popular north-western archipelago for island shopping holidays.
- Mamanuca Islands
A group of small islands west of Viti Levu.
- Lomaiviti Islands
The central group of islands between Viti Levu and the Lau Group.
- Lau Islands
A group of many small islands in eastern Fiji.
Remote dependency of Fiji, home to another Polynesian ethnic group.
Cities in Fiji
- Suva – the capital
- Nadi (pronounced: “Nandi”)