Republic of the Fiji Islands this island nation aptly called by the inhabitants of Viti - Sunrise, having been the first on Earth greets a new day. Many of the coral reef surrounded by 322 islands, Fiji is deserted, and the vast majority of less than one million citizens live in the greatest country - Viti Levu, where the capital is located, the city of Suva. The capital is also the largest city of Fiji with direct connection to the airport with the United States, Britain and Australia, from which Fiji can be reached by boat. On Viti Levu rises Fiji highest peak - Mount Tomanivi (1,324 meters above sea level), also known as Mount Victoria. The second largest island of Vanua Levu in Fiji it. In total, the two islands account for nearly 100 percent of the land area of the country. Most of the inhabitants are indigenous Fijians, but it is also noticeable presence of Indians. The smallest group is constituted by settlers from Europe and Asia. Fiji official languages are: English, Fijian, Hindi and Urdu, as proof of respecting the interests of all the ethnic groups inhabiting the island. Despite this, between the Christian population and Fijian Indians are quite serious tensions. Despite the disagreements between ethnic groups, their traditions come together in Fijian cuisine. In addition to seafood dishes and sugar cane there's a lot of dishes typical of Indian and Hindu worship cows virtually eliminates the consumption of beef. In the kitchen Fiji willingly used drink called kava, having a mild narcotic effect. By visiting Fiji, keep in mind that for the inhabitants of these islands head is a sacred part of the body, do not therefore touch the head of another man. Passing someone on a country road, you have to greet him, and before entering the Fijian home - Remove shoes. National dress is Fijians sulu - a kind of skirt worn by both women and men. Sulu can be worn even on formal dress or military uniform is also used as mandatory covering the knee to visit the place of religious worship. Another characteristic element of the culture of Fiji is accompanying the songs of meke dance, which depicts important events in the history of the archipelago. Climate Fiji archipelago there is a humid tropical climate. During lasting from November to April period of air and water temperature rises to about 27 ° C. The waters surrounding Fiji are then quiet, and the animals inhabiting them, eg. An incredible manta rays, more likely to appear in sight due to the wealth of plankton, which slightly reduces water clarity. However, the summer months are characterized by considerable air humidity and rainfall that could between November and January to go in tropical cyclones. In the winter, ie from May to October, the water cooled up to 24 ° C, the waves are bigger and visibility below the surface exceeds 30 m. Winter is also the time Fiji least humidity and lowest air temperature, with most pleasant weather in June, July and August. Main Attractions Fiji archipelago of beautiful nature can be admired, not only sailing between its many islands. With the extraordinary flora and fauna also meet on the main island - Viti Levu, where a bullet parks and Koroyanitu. Fiji islands are beautiful sandy beaches which are ideal for a carefree holiday. One of the most cherished by both locals and tourists arriving in Fiji, is a white Natadola Beach on the island of Viti Levu. Currency - Fijian dollar (FJD) Do you like this destination? For more detailed information please contact us using the contact form or telephoning +377 97 97 43 78. Our travel consultants will be pleased to provide you with our recommendations.