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Fiji: Geography#

LocationOceania, island group in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand
Geographic Coordinates18 00 S, 175 00 E -18.0,175.0
Area total: 18,274 sq km
land: 18,274 sq km
water: 0 sq km
[Verified in 8 databases]
Land boundaries0 km
Coastline1,129 km
Elevation Extremeslowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: Tomanivi 1,324 m
Highest MountainsAs there is no entry in Wolfram we are listing mountain list of Geonames only:
According to Geonames: Tomanivi 1324 m

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Terrainmostly mountains of volcanic origin
Natural Hazardscyclonic storms can occur from November to January
Natural Resourcetimber, fish, gold, copper, offshore oil potential, hydropower
Land Usearable land: 9.17%
permanent crops: 4.65%
other: 86.17% (2011)
Climatetropical marine; only slight seasonal temperature variation
Irrigated Land30 sq km (2003)
Renewable Water Resources28.55 cu km (2011)
Environment_CurrentIssuesdeforestation; soil erosion
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Law of the Sea, Marine Life Conservation, Ozone Layer Protection, Tropical Timber 83, Tropical Timber 94, Wetlands
signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements
Large CitiesDue to difference in city rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :
According to Wolfram: Suva; Lautoka; Nausori; Nadi; Labasa
According to Geonames: Suva; Lautoka; Nadi; Lambasa; Ba

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Important Cities
Geography-noteincludes 332 islands; approximately 110 are inhabited