Fiji’s New Prime Minister

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Fiji’s New Prime MinisterFormer military commander and Two-time coup leader Sitiveni Rabuka.


  • It is an island country in Melanesia, part of Oceania in the South Pacific Ocean with its capital Suva
  • It was a British colony for almost one hundred years from 1874.
  • It gained independence in 1970.
  • It is about twice the size of Cyprus or slightly smaller than the US state of New Jersey.
  • It surrounds Koro Sea, north of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • These islands are largely formed through volcanic action, sedimentary deposit, and formations of coral.

Features it holds

  • The archipelago consists of a group of more than 330 islands, of which about one hundred are inhabited.
  • The two major islands are Viti Levu and Vanua Levu.
  • Highest point is an extinct volcano known as Mount Tomanivi (Toamiivi; 1,324 m) on Viti Levu.
  • The archipelago enjoys a tropical marine climate with only slight seasonal temperature variations.
  • The main ethnic groups in the Fiji include Fijian, Indian, European, and other Pacific Islanders.

NoteUNESCO’s world heritage site: Levuka Historical Port Town.

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