Country Profile - Fiji

Name: Republic of Fiji

Location: South Pacific; Melanesia

Time: IST (+) 6 1/2 hrs

Capital: Suva

Language: English (official), Fijian (official), Hindustani

Area: 18,376 square km

Population: 883,125 (July 2011 est.)

National Day: 08 Oct (Fiji Day)

Currency: Fijian Dollar (FJD).

Climate: Fiji has a tropical oceanic climate. The rainy season, from November to April coincides with the hot and humid months and the cooler months are from May to October. Humidity tends to be higher in the south and east and much less in the west and north.

Holidays: 1 Jan New Year's Day. 14 Jun Queen's Birthday. 11 Oct Fiji Day. 25 Dec Christmas. 26 Dec Boxing Day.

Airline Name: Air Pacific (FJ)

International Airports: Nadi (NAN)Suva (SUV)