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The Fiji Island

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1: The Fiji Island

2: Fiji History Fiji was settled more than three thousand years ago by what is now know as the "Lapita people.

3: Historians believe that Fiji had a least two rapid change periods in prehistoric times, with the arrival of immigrants from the west. It is also believed that sometime in the 12th century, the islands suffered a massive volcanic eruption which destroyed their pottery but produced much of the Fiji land now in existence. | Fiji Island History

4: Geography | GEOGRAPHY The more than 300 Pacific islands of Fiji are located between Australia and New Zealand. The islands cover more than 1.3 million square km. - out of which only 1.5 is land and only two thirds of the islands are currently uninhibited. The land is primarily of volcanic origin.

5: The islands' two international airports are located at Nadi and Suva (the Capitol of the islands), Levuka, Rotuma, and Savusavau.)

8: ECONOMY | Trading partners are: Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Japan, and U.S.A. | Primary resources of export are sugar, cane, gold, coconut, fish, and clothing.

9: TOURISM is the biggest source of Foreign Exchange. | CURRENCY IS: 1.92 fIJIAN dollars equals One U.S. Dollars

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  • Title: The Fiji Island
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  • Published: about 9 years ago