Travel Information for Fiji
Time zone:GMT +12 (Fiji standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:English, Fijian Other languages:    Hindi
Currency: Fijian dollars (FJD)

1 = FJ$2.29, $1 = FJ$2.05, £1 = FJ$2.73

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.fjInternational Dialling Code:    679

For help planning your trip to Fiji including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Fiji trip planning page.

Further information on Fiji

Discover more about Fiji - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of fiji

Total area: 18,270 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 1,129 km (Pacific Ocean)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Tomanivi (1,324m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Fiji from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldPartly Free -
Democracy IndexHybrid regime 91/167
Economic FreedomMostly Unfree 98/179
Press FreedomNoticeable problems 91/179
ILGA LGBT rightsSome rights -
Corruption PerceptionsNo Data -
Overall Ranking:    75/195

Other Data & Links

Full name: Republic of the Fiji Islands     Status: Independent Country

Population: 903,207 (rank: 157/196)     Density: 49.4 people/sq km (rank: 126/196)

Ethnic groups: Fijian 57.3% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian 37.6%, Rotuman 1.2%, other 3.9% (European, other Pacific Islanders, Chinese) (2007 census)

Religions: 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% (1996 census)

GDP (PPP): $4.45 billion       GDP per capita: $4,900 (rank: 132/195)

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.