The Fiji Islands
Suva is the capital city on the south east corner of the island of Viti Levu. It has the government and many small to medium size industries
that support its 40,000 inhabitants. The University of the South Pacific is located in Suva as well as banks and foreign missions.
Nausori, about 30 km north of Suva has a small international airport with regular flights to Tonga, Australia and New Zealand.
The main international airport is in Nadi, about 200 km to the west of Suva.
The Queens Hihgway connects Suva, Sigatoka, Nadi, Lautoka, Ba and Rakiraki.
The Yasawa and Mamanuca islands with their sandy white beaches and clean, clear waters are lovely holiday destinations.
Sugar cane is grown between Sigatoka and Ba and on the island of Vanu Levu. Sugar is an important export article for Fiji.
Kavakava and vegetable are the main income for Kadavu and Taveuni.
Fiji has a population of around 700,000, most people live on Viti Levu and Vanu Levu, many of the 360 islands comprising Fiji are not inhabitated. Apart from sugar, garments, gold and tourism are important for Fiji's economy.