środa, 12 czerwca 2013

Fiji is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean about 1,100 nautical miles  northeast of New Zealand's North Island. Its closest neighbours are Vanuatu to the west, France's New Caledonia to the southwest, New Zealand's Kermadec to the southeast, Tonga to the east, the Samoas, France's Wallis and Futuna to the northeast and Tuvalu to the north.

Did you know that:
1. The Fiji consists of 322 islands and 520 islets. Only 110 of them are inhabited, and on the two largest live 87% of the population of the country.
2. Before the nineteenth century often occurred to acts of cannibalism. The last eaten a man was Thomas Baker in 1867. His shoes can be seen in the National Museum.
3. The territory of the state is composed mainly of water, only 10% of the surface of the earth.
4. Walking on fire coal is a popular pastime in Fiji, but today it is used mainly for the entertainment of tourists.
5. In the waters of Fiji are more than 1,500 species of animals.
6. The tallest building in Fiji is a mere 24.6 mi located in the capital.

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