What Does Fiji Mean To Fijians?


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Fiji is an independent state which comes within the British Commonwealth is situated on the Fiji Islands, in the south-western Pacific. It is found to the east of Vanuatu, to the south of Tuvalu and to the west of Tonga. It is officially known as the Republic of Fiji. Fiji is an old Tongan word used for the islands, which comes from the Fijian term Viti.
The official languages of Fiji are English, Bau Fijian, as well as Hindustani (that is, Hindi/Urdu).

Suva is both the capital and the largest city of Fiji. It can be found on the Viti Levu island. A Fijian is the term given to a native or denizen of Fiji.

It is interesting to note that the foremost inhabitants of Fiji came from the South East Asian regions long before there was connection with European explorers which took place in the 17th century.

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