Fiji enjoys a typical tropical climate, with a trade wind blowing
across the islands to cool things down during most of the year. Maximum
summer temperatures average 88 F (31 C), with the winter average not far
different at 84 F (29 C). Rain can be expected at any time of year. The
driest months are April, May, June and October.
Fiji Language is widely spoken and it's a mixture of different
dialects. English is a common Language of Fiji and almost everyone
speaks English in Fiji Island.
As for the history
of the currency, the Fijian coins display Queen Elizabeth II and pieces
of Fijian culture, most notably the tabua, the polished tooth of a sperm
whale. Such pieces were generally given as gifts among tribe leaders and
buried with bodies to help in the afterlife. Such pieces of Fijian
culture remain highly important in Fiji today, and their removal is
Fiji's population was
estimated in 2000 at 832, 494, up from 775, 077 in 1996, and 715, 375 in
1986. If its annual growth rate of 1.41 percent continues, Fiji's population
will have passed the million mark by 2014. Relatively high standards of
health care have given Fijians a life expectancy at birth of 67.94 years,
with an infant mortality rate of 14.45 per 1, 000.
Suva the beautiful
harbor city is the Capital of Fiji. The city is built on a peninsula and
reaches out into the sea. The buildings of this city is a mixture of
modern design and traditional architecture.