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    Fiji Geography - 1989

      Total area: 18,270 km2
      land area: 18,270 km2

      Comparative area: slightly smaller than New Jersey

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 1,129 km

      Maritime claims: (measured from claimed archipelagic baselines)
      @m5Continental shelf: 200 meters or to depth of exploitation
      @m5Extended economic zone: 200 nm
      @m5Territorial sea: 12 nm

      Climate: tropical marine; only slight seasonal temperature variation

      Terrain: mostly mountains of volcanic origin

      Natural resources: timber, fish, gold, copper; offshore oil potential

      Land use: 8% arable land; 5% permanent crops; 3% meadows and pastures; 65% forest and woodland; 19% other; includes NEGL% irrigated

      Environment: subject to hurricanes from November to January; includes 332 islands of which approximately 110 are inhabited

      Note: located 2,500 km north of New Zealand in the South Pacific Ocean

      NOTE: The information regarding Fiji on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Fiji Geography 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Fiji Geography 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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