Fiji, officially the Republic of Fiji, is an island country of Oceania located in the Pacific Ocean and constituted as a parliamentary republic. Its capital is Suva, but its most populous city is Nasinu. The Fiji Islands are 333 islands located in the southern Pacific Ocean that have beautiful beaches, coral reefs and tropical jungles. After 96 years as a British colony, the Republic of the Fiji Islands gained independence in 1970. It has no land borders. It is located near Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Samoa, Tuvalu and Solomon Islands.
With an area of 18 274 square kilometers it is the 156th largest country in the world, as well as the 161st in population with a population in 2015 of 909 389 inhabitants.