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Fiji

Fiji (Viti; फ़िजी), officially the Republic of Fiji (Matanitu Tugalala o Viti; रिपब्लिक ऑफ फीजी Ripablik ăph Phījī), is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean about northeast of New Zealand's North Island. [1]

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Abel Tasman

Abel Janszoon Tasman (1603 – 10 October 1659) was a Dutch seafarer, explorer, and merchant, best known for his voyages of 1642 and 1644 in the service of the Dutch East India Company (VOC).

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Ahmadiyya

Ahmadiyya (officially the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community or the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at; الجماعة الإسلامية الأحمدية, transliterated) is an Islamic religious movement founded in British India near the end of the 19th century.

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Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum is a Fijian politician and Cabinet Minister.

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Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is a church of the Anglican Communion serving New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, and the Cook Islands.

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Anthony Gates

Anthony Harold Cumberland Thomas Gates is Chief Justice of Fiji.

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Apostolic Vicariate of Central Oceania

The Vicariate Apostolic of Central Oceania was a Roman Catholic missionary jurisdiction in the Southern Pacific.

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Apostolic Vicariate of Fiji

The Vicariate Apostolic of Fiji (Vicariatus Apostolicus Insularum Fidgis) was a Roman Catholic missionary jurisdiction comprising the islands belonging to the Fiji archipelago till 1966.

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Archdiocese of Polynesia (Anglican)

The Archdiocese of Polynesia, or the Tikanga Pasefika, headed by Archbishop Winston Halapua, serves Anglicans in Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and the Cook Islands, within the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

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Archipelago

An archipelago, sometimes called an island group or island chain, is a chain, cluster or collection of islands.

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Arthur Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Baron Stanmore

Arthur Charles Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Baron Stanmore, GCMG, KJStJ (26 November 1829 – 30 January 1912) was a British Liberal Party politician and colonial administrator.

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Arya Samaj

Arya Samaj (Sanskrit आर्य समाज "Noble Society") is a Hindu reform movement founded by Swami Dayananda on 7 April 1875.

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Assemblies of God

The Assemblies of God (AG), officially the World Assemblies of God Fellowship, is a group of over 140 autonomous but loosely associated national groupings of churches which together form the world's largest Pentecostal denomination.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Attorney General of Fiji

Fiji's chief governmental legal officer is the Attorney General. According to the 2013 Constitution of Fiji, the Attorney-General is required to be a qualified lawyer and sits in the Cabinet.

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Australia national rugby union team

The Australian national rugby union team is the representative side of Australia in rugby union.

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Austronesian languages

The Austronesian languages is a language family that is widely dispersed throughout Maritime Southeast Asia, Madagascar and the islands of the Pacific Ocean, with a few members on continental Asia.

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Austronesian peoples

Austronesians, Austronesian peoples or Austronesian-speaking peoples are various populations in Asia, Oceania and Africa that speak languages of the Austronesian family.

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Ba Province

Ba is a province of Fiji, occupying the north-western sector of Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island.

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Bahá'í Faith

The Bahá'í Faith (fa Bahá'iyyat, بهائية Bahá'iyya In English, "Bahá'í" is pronounced with two syllables according to the on the Bahá'í World News Service Website (Bahá'í: Ba-HIGH). In Persian, بهائی is pronounced with three syllables. The exact realization of the English pronunciation varies. The Oxford English Dictionary has, Merriam-Webster has, and the Random House Dictionary has, all with three syllables. See and – A Guide to Pronunciation part 1 and 2, for more pronunciation instructions.) is a monotheistic religion which emphasizes the spiritual unity of all humankind.

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Bau (island)

Bau (pronounced) is a small island in Fiji, off the east coast of the main island of Viti Levu.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Beachcombing

Beachcombing is an activity that consists of an individual "combing" (or searching) the beach and the intertidal zone, looking for things of value, interest or utility.

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Boxing Day

Boxing Day is a holiday traditionally celebrated the day following Christmas Day, when servants and tradesmen would receive gifts, known as a "Christmas box", from their bosses or employers, in the United Kingdom, Barbados, Canada, Hong Kong, Australia, Bermuda, New Zealand, Kenya, South Africa, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and other former British colonies.

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Brij Lal (historian)

Brij V. Lal is an Indo-Fijian historian.

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Bua (Fijian Communal Constituency, Fiji)

Bua Fijian Provincial Communal is a former electoral division of Fiji, one of 23 communal constituencies reserved for indigenous Fijians.

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Bua Province

Bua is one of fourteen provinces of Fiji.

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Bureau of International Labor Affairs

The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) is an operating unit of the United States Department of Labor which manages the Department's international responsibilities.

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Cakaudrove Province

Cakaudrove is one of fourteen provinces of Fiji, and one of three based principally on the northern island of Vanua Levu, occupying the south-eastern third of the island and including the nearby islands of Taveuni, Rabi, Kioa, and numerous other islands in the Vanua Levu Group.

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Cannibalism

Cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings.

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Canoe

A canoe is a lightweight narrow boat, typically pointed at both ends and open on top, propelled by one or more seated or kneeling paddlers facing the direction of travel using a single-bladed paddle.

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Central Division, Fiji

The Central Division of Fiji is one of Fiji's four divisions.

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Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the U.S. Government, tasked with gathering, processing and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).

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Central Pacific languages

The family of Central Pacific or Central Oceanic languages, also known as Fijian–Polynesian, are a branch of the Oceanic languages.

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Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University (alternatively known as CQUniversity) is an Australian dual sector university based in Queensland.

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Chief Justice

The Chief Justice is the name for the presiding member of a supreme court in many countries with a justice system based on English common law, such as the Supreme Court of Canada, the Supreme Court of Singapore, the Court of Final Appeal of Hong Kong, the Supreme Court of Japan, the Supreme Court of India, the Supreme Court of Pakistan, the Supreme Court of Nepal, the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the Supreme Court of Ireland, the Supreme Court of New Zealand, the High Court of Australia, the Supreme Court of the United States, and provincial or state supreme courts.

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Chinese people

Chinese people are the various individuals or groups of people associated with China, either by reason of ancestry or heredity, nationality, citizenship, place of residence, or other affiliations.

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Cibi

The Cibi is a Fijian meke of Bauan origin and war dance, generally performed before or after a battle.

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Coast

A coastline or a seashore is the area where land meets the sea or ocean, or a line that forms the boundary between the land and the ocean or a lake.

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Colonial Cup (rugby union)

The Colonial Cup (named after sponsors The Colonial National Bank) is a defunct rugby union football competition that was played in Fiji between 2004 and 2008.

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Colony of Fiji

The Colony of Fiji was a British colony that existed from 1874 to 1970 in present-day Fiji.

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Commodore (rank)

Commodore is a naval rank used in many navies that is superior to a navy captain, but below a rear admiral.

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Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group

The Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group on the Harare Declaration, abbreviated to CMAG, is a group of representatives of members of the Commonwealth of Nations that is responsible for upholding the Harare Declaration.

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Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, commonly known as the Commonwealth (formerly the British Commonwealth), is an intergovernmental organization of 53 member states that were mostly territories of the former British Empire.

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Commonwealth realm

A Commonwealth realm is one of 16 sovereign states that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations, have Queen Elizabeth II as the reigning constitutional monarch, and have in common the same royal line of succession.

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Cook Islands

The Cook Islands (Cook Islands Māori: Kūki 'Āirani) is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand.

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Coral Coast, Fiji

Coral Coast is the stretch of coastline between Sigatoka and Suva, on the island of Viti Levu, in Fiji.

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Coral reef

Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals.

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Court of Appeal of Fiji

The Court of Appeal of Fiji is one of three courts that were established by Chapter 9 of the 1997 Constitution, the others being the High Court and the Supreme Court.

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Crown colony

A Crown colony, also known in the 17th century as royal colony, was a type of colonial administration of the English and later British Empire.

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Denarau Island

Denarau Island is a small private island in Fiji northwest of the main island of Viti Levu, The 2.55 km² island is attached to the mainland via a short causeway and is located 5 km north west of the town Nadi and 10 km west of Nadi International Airport.

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Dialect

The term dialect (from the ancient Greek word διάλεκτος diálektos, "discourse", from διά diá, "through" and λέγω legō, "I speak") is used in two distinct ways.

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Diwali

Diwali (or Deepavali, the "festival of lights") is an ancient Hindu festival celebrated in autumn (northern hemisphere) every year.

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Dominion

Dominions were semi-independent polities that were nominally under the Crown, constituting the British Empire and British Commonwealth, beginning in the later part of the 19th century.

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East Fijian languages

The East Fijian languages are a subgroup of the Central Pacific (Fijian–Polynesian) languages.

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Easter Monday

Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and is a holiday in some countries.

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Easter Saturday

Easter Saturday, on the Christian calendar, is the Saturday following the festival of Easter, the Saturday of Easter or Bright Week.

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Eastern Division, Fiji

The Eastern Division of Fiji is one of Fiji's four divisions.

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Employment

Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract where work is paid for, where one is the employer and the other is the employee.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Epeli Nailatikau

Brigadier-General Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, CF, LVO, OBE, MSD, KStJ, (born 5 July 1941) (often referred to as Na Turaga Mai Naisogolaca) is a Fijian chief and has been President of Fiji since 2009.

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Ethnic groups in Europe

The ethnic groups in Europe are the focus of European ethnology, the field of anthropology related to the various ethnic groups that reside in the nations of Europe.

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Executive (government)

The executive branch is the part of the government that has its authority and responsibility for the daily administration of the state.

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Exonym and endonym

An exonym or xenonym is an external name for a geographical place, group of people, or language/dialect: a common name used only outside the place, group or linguistic community in question, usually for historical reasons.

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FIFA

The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; English: International Federation of Association Football) is the governing body of association football, futsal and beach football.

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FIFA World Cup

The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.

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Fiji Airways

Air Pacific (United States) was also the name of a commuter airline that operated in California during the late 1970s and early 1980s. Fiji Airways, formerly Air Pacific (a trading name of Air Pacific Limited) is the flag carrier airline of Fiji.

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Fiji and the United Nations

Fiji established its Permanent Mission to the United Nations on 13 October 1970, three days after obtaining its independence from the United Kingdom.

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Fiji Football Association

The Fiji Football Association is the governing body of football in Fiji.

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Fiji Hindi

Fiji Hindi or Fijian Hindi, known locally as Hindustani, is the language spoken by most Fijian citizens of Indian descent, though a small number speak other languages at home.

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Fiji Infantry Regiment

The Fiji Infantry Regiment is the main combat element of the Fijian military.

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Fiji Meteorological Service

The Fiji Meteorological Service (FMS) is a Department of the government of Fiji responsible for providing weather forecasts and is based in Nadi.

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Fiji national football team

The Fiji national football team is the national team of Fiji and is controlled by the Fiji Football Association.

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Fiji national rugby union team

The Fiji national rugby union team is the men's representative side of Fiji in rugby union.

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Fiji national rugby union team (sevens)

The Fiji national rugby sevens team is one of the most popular and successful rugby sevens teams in the world and has won the Hong Kong Sevens a record twelve times since its inception in 1976.

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Fiji Rugby Union

Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) is the governing body for the sport of rugby union in Fiji.

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Fiji Week

Fiji Week is a week of festivities culminating in Fiji Day on 10 October (the anniversary of Fiji's independence from British colonial rule in 1970) annually.

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Fijian dollar

The Fijian dollar (currency sign: $; currency code: FJD) has been the currency of Fiji since 1969 and was also the currency between 1867 and 1873.

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Fijian general election, 2014

General elections were held in Fiji on 17 September 2014,, Fiji government website, 1 July 2009 to select the 50 members of the Fijian parliament.

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Fijian language

Fijian (Na Vosa Vakaviti) is an Austronesian language of the Malayo-Polynesian family spoken in Fiji.

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Fijians

iTaukei, legally known until 2010 as Fijians, are the major indigenous people of the Fiji Islands, and live in an area informally called Melanesia.

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FijiFirst

FijiFirst is a registered political party in Fiji.

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Football at the 1991 South Pacific Games

The 1991 South Pacific Games was the 9th edition at which football was introduced.

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Foreign exchange market

The foreign exchange market (forex, FX, or currency market) is a global decentralized market for the trading of currencies.

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Foreign relations of Fiji

Fiji has experienced many coups recently, in 1987, 2000, and 2006.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Frank Bainimarama

Rear Admiral (Rtd) Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, CF, MSD, OStJ, Fijian Navy, known commonly as Frank Bainimarama and sometimes by the chiefly title RatuHerald on Sunday, Phil Taylor, Peaceful island village belies turmoil of national politics, 2006-12-10, page 20 (interview with Bainimarama's brother).

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George Speight

George Speight (born 1957), occasionally known as Ilikimi Naitini, was the principal instigator of the Fiji coup of 2000, in which he kidnapped thirty-six members of parliament and held them from May 19, 2000 to July 13, 2000.

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Geothermal gradient

Geothermal gradient is the rate of increasing temperature with respect to increasing depth in the Earth's interior.

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God Bless Fiji

Meda Dau Doka or God Bless Fiji is the national anthem of Fiji.

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Good Friday

Good Friday is a Christian religious holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary.

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Governor-General of Fiji

Fiji became a British Crown Colony in 1874, and an independent Dominion in the Commonwealth in 1970.

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Group Against Racial Discrimination

The Group Against Racial Discrimination (GARD) was formed in Fiji in 1990 to act as a pressure group against the unilateral imposition of a discriminatory constitution by the military Government controlled by Major General Sitiveni Rabuka.

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Haka

The haka (plural is the same as singular: haka) is a traditional ancestral war cry, dance, or challenge from the Māori people of New Zealand.

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Hanafi

The Hanafi (حنفي) school is one of the four religious Sunni Islamic schools of jurisprudence (fiqh).

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Head of government

Head of government is a generic term used for either the highest or second highest official in the executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a self-governing colony who often presides over a cabinet.

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Head of State of Fiji

Fiji first became a unified nation in 1871, when Seru Epenisa Cakobau united what had been a patchwork of warring fiefdoms.

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Helen Clark

Helen Elizabeth Clark, (born 26 February 1950) is the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and was the 37th Prime Minister of New Zealand.

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High Court of Fiji

The High Court of Fiji is one of three courts that was established by Chapter 9 of the 1997 Constitution of Fiji — the others being the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.

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Hindu

Hindu has historically referred to geographical, religious or cultural identifier for people indigenous to the Indian subcontinent.

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Indentured servant

Indentured servitude was a labor system whereby young people paid for their passage to the New World by working for an employer for a certain number of years.

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Index of Fiji-related articles

Articles (arranged alphabetically) about people, places, things, and concepts related to or originating from Fiji, include.

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Indians in Fiji

Indo-Fijians are Fijian citizens who are fully or partially of Indian descent, which includes descendants who trace their heritage from various parts of the Indian subcontinent.

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International Date Line

The International Date Line (IDL) is an imaginary line on the surface of the Earth that runs from the north pole to the south pole and demarcates the change of one calendar day to the next.

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International Futures

International Futures (IFs) is a global integrated assessment model designed to help in thinking strategically and systematically about key global systems (economic, demographic, education, health, environment, technology, domestic governance, infrastructure, agriculture, energy and environment) housed at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures.

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Iraq

Iraq (or; العراق, Kurdish: Êraq), officially the Republic of Iraq (Arabic: جمهورية العراق; كۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia.

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Island country

An island country is a country whose primary territory consists of one or more islands or parts of islands.

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Islet

An islet is a very small island.

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James Cook

Captain James Cook, FRS, RN (7 November 1728Old style date: 27 October14 February 1779) was a British explorer, navigator, cartographer, and captain in the Royal Navy.

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Jona Senilagakali

Jona Baravilala Senilagakali (8 November 1929 – 26 October 2011) was a Fijian medical doctor and diplomat who briefly served as Prime Minister of Fiji from December 2006 to January 2007.

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Josefa Iloilo

Ratu Josefa Iloilovatu Uluivuda, CF, MBE, MSD, KStJ (29 December 1920 – 6 February 2011) was the President of Fiji from 2000 until 2009, excluding a brief period from 5 December 2006 until 4 January 2007 (see below).

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Judiciary

The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or court system) is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state.

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Kadavu Island

Kadavu (pronounced), with an area of, is the fourth largest island in Fiji, and the largest island in the Kadavu Group, a volcanic archipelago consisting of Kadavu, Ono, Galoa and a number of smaller islands in the Great Astrolabe Reef.

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Kadavu Province

Kadavu Province is one of fourteen provinces of Fiji, and forms part of the Eastern Division, which also includes the provinces of Lau, Lomaiviti and Rotuma.

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Kermadec Islands

The Kermadec Islands are a subtropical island arc in the South Pacific Ocean northeast of New Zealand's North Island, and a similar distance southwest of Tonga.

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Kevin Rudd

Kevin Michael Rudd (born 21 September 1957) is a former Australian politician who was twice Prime Minister of Australia, from 2007 to 2010, and again in 2013.

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Kiribati

Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati, is an island nation in the central Pacific Ocean.

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Labasa

Labasa (pronounced) is a town in Fiji with a population of 27,949 at the most recent census held in 2007.

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Laisenia Qarase

Laisenia Qarase (pronounced; born 4 February 1941) is a Fijian political figure.

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Lapita culture

The Lapita culture or tradition was a prehistoric Pacific Ocean people from c. 1600 BCE to c. 500 BCE.

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Lau Islands

The Lau Islands (also called the Lau Group, the Eastern Group, the Eastern Archipelago) of Fiji are situated in the southern Pacific Ocean, just east of the Koro Sea.

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Lautoka

Lautoka is the second largest city of Fiji.

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Law enforcement in Fiji

Fiji has a unified national police force, the Fiji Police, whose motto is Salus Populi meaning "Health of the People".

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Legislature

A legislature is the law-making body of a political unit, usually a national government, that has power to enact, amend, and repeal public policy.

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Life expectancy

Life expectancy is a statistical measure of how long a person or organism may live, based on the year of their birth, their current age and other demographic factors including gender.

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List of islands of Fiji

This is a list of islands of Fiji.

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Local government in Fiji

Fiji is divided administratively into four divisions, which are further subdivided into fourteen provinces; the self-governing island of Rotuma and its dependencies lie outside any of the four divisions.

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Lomaiviti Islands

The Lomaiviti (pronounced) archipelago of Fiji consists of seven main islands and a number of smaller ones.

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Lomaiviti Province

Lomaiviti Province is one of the 14 provinces of Fiji.

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Macuata Province

Macuata is one of Fiji's fourteen Provinces, and one of three based principally on the northern island of Vanua Levu, occupying the north-eastern 40 percent of the island.

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Mahendra Chaudhry

Mahendra Pal Chaudhry (Hindi: महेन्द्र पाल चौधरी) (born 9 February 1942) is a Fijian and the leader of the Fiji Labour Party.

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Malayo-Polynesian languages

The Malayo-Polynesian languages are a subgroup of the Austronesian languages, with approximately 385.5 million speakers.

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Mamanuca Islands

The Mamanuca Islands of Fiji are a volcanic archipelago lying to the west of Nadi and to the south of the Yasawa Islands.

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Marion M. Ganey

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Marquesas Islands

The Marquesas Islands (Îles Marquises or Archipel des Marquises or Marquises; Marquesan: Te Henua (K)enana (North Marquesan) and Te Fenua `Enata (South Marquesan), both meaning "The Land of Men") are a group of volcanic islands in French Polynesia, an overseas collectivity of France in the southern Pacific Ocean.

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Mauritius

Mauritius (Maurice), officially the Republic of Mauritius (République de Maurice), is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about off the southeast coast of the African continent.

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Mawlid

Mawlid (مَولِد النَّبِي mawlidu n-nabiyyi, "Birth of the Prophet", sometimes simply called in colloquial Arabic مولد mawlid, mevlid, mevlit, mulud among other vernacular pronunciations; sometimes ميلاد mīlād) is the observance of the birthday of the Islamic prophet Muhammad which is celebrated often on the 12th day of Rabi' al-awwal, the third month in the Islamic calendar.

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Measles

Measles, also known as morbilli, rubeola, or red measles, is a highly contagious infection caused by the measles virus.

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Melanesia

Melanesia (UK:; US) is a subregion of Oceania (and occasionally Australasia) extending from the western end of the Pacific Ocean to the Arafura Sea, and eastward to Fiji.

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Melanesians

Melanesians are the dominant inhabitants of Melanesia.

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Men's football at the 2003 South Pacific Games

The 2003 South Pacific Games football tournament was held in Fiji, from 30 June to 30 July 2003.

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Methodism

Methodism, or the Methodist movement, is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley.

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Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma

The Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma is the largest Christian denomination in Fiji, with 36.2 percent of the total population (including 66.6 percent of indigenous Fijians) at the 1996 census.

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Monarchy of Fiji

The monarchy of Fiji arose in the mid-nineteenth century when native ruler Seru Epenisa Cakobau consolidated control of the Fijian Islands and declared himself King or paramount chief of Fiji (Tui Viti).

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Mount Tomanivi

Mount Tomanivi, previously named Mount Victoria, is an extinct volcano located in the northern highlands of Viti Levu.

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Muslim

A Muslim, sometimes spelled Moslem, relates to a person who follows the religion of Islam, a monotheistic and Abrahamic religion based on the Quran.

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Mutinies of the 2000 Fijian coup d'état

Two military mutinies took place in connection with the civilian coup d'état that rocked Fiji in 2000, the first while the rebellion instigated by George Speight was in progress, and the second four months after it had ended.

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Nadi

Nadi (pronounced) is the third-largest conurbation in Fiji.

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Nadi International Airport

Nadi International Airport is the main international airport for the Republic of Fiji as well as an important regional hub for the South Pacific islands, located by the coast on the western side of the main island Viti Levu.

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Nadroga-Navosa Province

Nadroga-Navosa (Nadroga: Nadrogā-Navoha) is one of the fourteen provinces of Fiji and one of eight based in Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island.

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Naitasiri Province

Naitasiri is one of the 14 provinces of Fiji and one of eight located on Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island.

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Namosi Province

Namosi is one of Fiji's fourteen provinces and one of eight based in Viti Levu, the largest island.

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Nasinu

Nasinu is an urban area on the island Viti Levu in Fiji.

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National Business Review

The National Business Review (or NBR) is a weekly New Zealand newspaper aimed at the business sector.

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Nauru

Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia in the Central Pacific.

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Nausori International Airport

Nausori International Airport.

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New Caledonia

New Caledonia (Nouvelle-Calédonie)Previously known officially as the "Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies" (Territoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et dépendances), then simply as the "Territory of New Caledonia" (French: Territoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie), the official French name is now only Nouvelle-Calédonie (Organic Law of 19 March 1999, article 222 IV — see). The French courts often continue to use the appellation Territoire de la Nouvelle-Calédonie.

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New Zealand

New Zealand (Aotearoa) is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.

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New Zealand national football team

The New Zealand national football team represents New Zealand in international football.

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New Zealand national rugby union team

The New Zealand national men's rugby union team, officially nicknamed the All Blacks, represents New Zealand in men's rugby union, which is regarded as the country's national sport.

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Niue

Niue (Niuean: Niuē) is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean, northeast of New Zealand within the triangle formed by Tonga to the west, Samoa to the north, and the Cook Islands to the east.

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North Island

The North Island or Te Ika-a-Māui is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, separated from the slightly larger but much less populous South Island by Cook Strait.

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Northern Division, Fiji

The Northern Division is one of four Divisions into which Fiji's fourteen Provinces are grouped for local government purposes.

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Oceania Football Confederation

The Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) is one of the six continental confederations of international association football, consisting of New Zealand, Tonga, Fiji, and other Pacific Island countries.

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OFC Nations Cup

The OFC Nations Cup is an international association football tournament held among the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) member nations.

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Official language

An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction.

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Outline of Fiji

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Fiji: Republic of Fiji – sovereign island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean east of Vanuatu, west of Tonga and south of Tuvalu.

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Pacific Cup

The Pacific Cup is a rugby league football competition for national teams from the Pacific region.

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Pacific Games

The Pacific Games (formerly known as the South Pacific Games) is a multi-sport event, much like the Olympics (albeit on a much smaller scale), with participation exclusively from countries around the South Pacific.

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Pacific Islanders rugby union team

The Pacific Islanders is a combined international rugby union team that played from 2004 to 2008.

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Pacific Islands Forum

The Pacific Islands Forum is an inter-governmental organization that aims to enhance cooperation between the independent countries of the Pacific Ocean.

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Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance

The Pacific Islands Rugby Alliance (PIRA) was set up in 2002 as a basis of co-operation between the Fiji, Samoa and Tonga Rugby Unions.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest of the Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Pacific Tri-Nations

The Pacific Tri-Nations was the traditional rugby union series between Tonga, Fiji and Samoa.

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Parliament of Fiji

The Parliament of Fiji is the unicameral legislature of the Republic of the Fiji.

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Parliamentary system

A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state in which the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from, and is held accountable to, the legislature (parliament); the executive and legislative branches are thus interconnected.

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People's Charter for Change, Peace and Progress

The People's Charter for Change, Peace and Progress (initially, People's Charter for Change and Progress) was a proposed legal document which would have complemented the 1997 Constitution of Fiji.

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Polynesians

The Polynesian people consists of various ethnic groups that speak Polynesian languages, a branch of the Oceanic languages, and inhabit Polynesia.

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Pottery

Pottery is the ceramic material which makes up potterywares, of which major types include earthenware, stoneware and porcelain.

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President of Fiji

The President of the Republic of Fiji is the Head of State of Fiji.

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Prime Minister of Australia

The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia is the head of government in Australia.

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Prime Minister of Fiji

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji is the head of government of Fiji.

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Prime Minister of New Zealand

The Prime Minister of New Zealand (in Māori: Te Pirimia o Aotearoa) is New Zealand's head of government consequent on being the leader of the party or coalition with majority support in the New Zealand Parliament.

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Public domain

Works in the public domain are those whose intellectual property rights have expired, have been forfeited, or are inapplicable.

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Punjab, India

Punjab, also spelt Panjab, is a state in North India, forming part of the larger Punjab region.

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Queen's Official Birthday

The Queen's Official Birthday, or King's Official Birthday in the reign of a male monarch, is the selected day on which the birthday of the monarch of the Commonwealth realms (currently Queen Elizabeth II) is officially celebrated in those countries.

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Ra Province

Ra is one of the fourteen provinces of Fiji.

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Radio New Zealand International

Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) (Ko Te Reo Irirangi o Aotearoa Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa), a division of Radio New Zealand, is the official international broadcasting station of New Zealand.

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Ratu

Ratu is a title used by Fijians of chiefly rank.

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Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna Day

Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna Day (commonly known as Ratu Sukuna Day) was a national public holiday in Fiji until the year 2010, when the Prime Minister, Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, declared both Ratu Sir Lala Sakuna Day and National Youth Day to no longer be public holidays.

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Ratu Udre Udre

Udre Udre (pronounced) was a Fijian chief.

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Reconciliation, Tolerance, and Unity Bill

The Reconciliation and Unity Commission was a proposed government body to be set up if the Reconciliation, Tolerance, and Unity Bill, which was introduced into the Fijian Parliament on 4 May 2005 was passed.

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Representative democracy

Representative democracy (also indirect democracy or psephocracy) is a variety of democracy founded on the principle of elected officials representing a group of people, as opposed to direct democracy.

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Republic of Fiji Military Forces

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) is the military force of the Pacific island nation of Fiji.

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Reserve Bank of Fiji

The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) is the central bank of the Pacific island country of Fiji.

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Resort

A resort is a place used for relaxation or recreation, attracting visitors for vacations, tourism and/or going swimming in a pool and/or a nearby body of water.

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Rewa Province

Rewa is a province of Fiji.

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Right- and left-hand traffic

The terms right-hand traffic and left-hand traffic refer to regulations requiring all bidirectional traffic, unless otherwise directed, to keep either to the right or the left side of the road, respectively.

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Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Suva

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Suva is a Metropolitan Archdiocese in Fiji.

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Rarotonga

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Rarotonga in the Cook Islands is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Suva in neighbouring Fiji.

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Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarawa and Nauru

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Tarawa and Nauru in Kiribati is a suffragan diocese of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Suva.

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Roman Catholic Mission Sui Iuris of Tokelau

The Roman Catholic Mission Sui Iuris of Tokelau in Tokelau is a suffragan of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Samoa-Apia.

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Roman Catholicism in Fiji

The Roman Catholic Church in Fiji is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.

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Rotuma

Rotuma is a Fijian dependency, consisting of Rotuma Island and nearby islets.

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Rotumans

The Rotuman people are the indigenous inhabitants of Rotuma, a small island group forming part of the Republic of Fiji.

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Rugby League World Cup

The Rugby League World Cup is an international rugby league tournament, contested by national teams of the Rugby League International Federation, which was first held in France in 1954, the first World Cup in either rugby code.

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Rugby sevens

Rugby sevens, also known as seven-a-side, Sevens or VIIs, is a variant of rugby union in which teams are made up of seven players, instead of the usual 15, with shorter matches.

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Rugby union

Rugby union, or simply rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.

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Rugby World Cup

The Rugby World Cup is a men's rugby union tournament contested every four years between the top international teams.

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Samoa

Samoa (Sāmoa), officially the Independent State of Samoa (Malo Sa'oloto Tuto'atasi o Sāmoa), formerly known as Western Samoa, is an Oceanian country encompassing the western part of the Samoan Islands in the South Pacific Ocean.

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Samoan Islands

The Samoan Islands or Samoa Islands is an archipelago covering in the central South Pacific, forming part of Polynesia and the wider region of Oceania.

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Sanātanī

Sanātanī is a term often used by Indians to either describe denominations that adhere to Sanatana Dharma (Hinduism), or what is sometimes misunderstood to be Orthodox Hinduism.

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Sandalwood

Sandalwood is the name of a class of woods from trees in the genus Santalum.

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Savusavu

Savusavu is a town in the Fijian Province of Cakaudrove.

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Scuba diving

Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving in which a diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) to breathe underwater.

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Sea cucumber as food

Sea cucumbers are marine animals of the class Holothuroidea.

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Seru Epenisa Cakobau

Ratu Seru Epenisa Cakobau (occasionally spelled Cacobau or Thakombau) (c.1815 – 1 February 1883) was a Fijian Ratu and warlord (Vunivalu) who united part of Fiji's warring tribes under his leadership, establishing a united Fijian kingdom.

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Serua Province

Serua is one of Fiji's fourteen Provinces.

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Seventh-day Adventist Church

The Seventh-day Adventist Church is a Protestant Christian denomination distinguished by its observance of Saturday, the original seventh day of the Judeo-Christian week, as the Sabbath, and by its emphasis on the imminent Second Coming (advent) of Jesus Christ.

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Sikh

A Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ) is a follower of Sikhism, a monotheistic dharma which originated during the 15th century in the Punjab region of South Asia.

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Sitiveni Rabuka

Major-General Sitiveni Ligamamada Rabuka, OBE, MSD, OStJ, (born 13 September 1948) is best known as the instigator of two military coups that shook Fiji in 1987.

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Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands is a sovereign country consisting of a large number of islands in Oceania lying to the east of Papua New Guinea and northwest of Vanuatu and covering a land area of.

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Soqosoqo Duavata ni Lewenivanua

The Soqosoqo Duavata ni Lewenivanua (occasionally known as the United Fiji Party but usually known by the acronym SDL) was a political party in Fiji.

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South Pacific Stock Exchange

The South Pacific Stock Exchange (SPSE) is a stock exchange based in Suva, Fiji.

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Spiritual Assembly

Spiritual Assembly is a term given by `Abdu'l-Bahá to refer to elected councils that govern the Bahá'í Faith.

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Square kilometre

Square kilometre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures) or square kilometer (American spelling), symbol km2, is a multiple of the square metre, the SI unit of area or surface area.

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Subsistence economy

"Subsistence" redirects here.

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Sugarcane

Sugarcane, or sugar cane, is one of the several species of tall perennial true grasses of the genus Saccharum, tribe Andropogoneae, native to the warm temperate to tropical regions of South Asia, Melanesia, and used for sugar production.

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Sunni Islam

Sunni Islam is a denomination of Islam which holds that the Islamic prophet Muhammad's proper successor as Caliph was his father-in-law Abu Bakr.

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Super Rugby

Super Rugby (rendered in the current competition logo as "SupeRugby", also colloquially referred to as "Super 15") is the largest and pre-eminent professional men's rugby union football competition in the Southern Hemisphere.

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Suva

Suva is the capital and the second most populated municipality of Fiji, after Nasinu.

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Tailevu Province

Tailevu is one of the 14 provinces of Fiji.

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Taveuni

Taveuni (pronounced) is the third-largest island in Fiji, after Vanua Levu and Viti Levu, with a total land area of 434 square kilometres (169 Square Miles).

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Teimumu Kepa

Ro Teimumu Vuikaba Kepa (born 1945) is a Fijian chief and Member of the Parliament of Fiji.

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Telecommunications in Fiji

Telecommunications in Fiji include radio, television, fixed and mobile telephones, and the Internet.

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Telephone numbers in Fiji

Country Code: +679 International Call Prefix: 00 or 052 National Significant Numbers (NSN): seven-digits Format: +679 yyy xxxx.

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Television New Zealand

Television New Zealand, Limited (Te Reo Tātaki o Aotearoa), more commonly referred to as TVNZ, is a government-owned national broadcaster broadcasting in New Zealand and parts of the Pacific region.

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the LDS Church or, informally, the Mormon Church) is a Christian restorationist church that is considered by its followers to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.

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The World Factbook

The World Factbook (ISSN; also known as the CIA World Factbook) is a reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.

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Tonga

Tonga (Tongan: Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga), officially the Kingdom of Tonga, is a Polynesian sovereign state and archipelago comprising 177 islands with a total surface area of about scattered over of the southern Pacific Ocean, of which 52 islands are inhabited by its 103,000 people.

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Town council

A town council is a form of local government for small municipalities.

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Transliteration

Transliteration is the conversion of a text from one script to another.

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Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests (TSMF), also known as tropical moist forests, are a tropical and subtropical forest biome, sometimes referred to as Jungle.

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Tropical marine climate

Islands and coastal areas 10° to 20° north or south of the equator usually have a tropical marine climate.

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Tuvalu

Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, midway between Hawaii and Australia.

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Unitary state

A unitary state is a state governed as one single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (subnational units) exercise only powers that their central government chooses to delegate.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe.

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United Nations peacekeeping

Peacekeeping by the United Nations is a role held by the Department of Peacekeeping Operations as "a unique and dynamic instrument developed by the Organization as a way to help countries torn by conflict to create the conditions for lasting peace." It is distinguished from both peacebuilding and peacemaking.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Department of Labor

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services, and some economic statistics; many U.S. states also have such departments.

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University of Hawaii Press

The University of Hawaii Press is a university press that is part of the University of Hawaiokinai.

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University of Michigan

The University of Michigan (U-M, UM, UMich, or U of M), frequently referred to simply as Michigan, is a public research university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States.

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University of the South Pacific

The University of the South Pacific (USP) is an intergovernmental organisation and public research university with a number of locations spread throughout a dozen countries in Oceania.

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Vanua Levu

Vanua Levu (pronounced), formerly known as Sandalwood Island, is the second largest island of Fiji.

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Vanuatu

Vanuatu (or; Bislama), officially the Republic of Vanuatu (République de Vanuatu, Bislama: Ripablik blong Vanuatu), is an Oceanian island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean.

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Vatukoula

Vatukoula (meaning "gold rock" in Fijian), is a gold mining settlement in Fiji, 9 kilometers inland from the Town of Tavua on Viti Levu, the main Fiji island (home to the national capital Suva and its international airport Nadi).

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Verb–object–subject

In linguistic typology, a verb–object–subject or verb–object–agent language – commonly abbreviated VOS or VOA – is one in which the most-typical sentences arrange their elements in that order: "Ate oranges Sam." Commonly cited examples include Austronesian languages (such as Malagasy, Old Javanese, Toba Batak and Fijian) and Mayan languages (such as Tzotzil).

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Visa policy of Fiji

Visitors to Fiji must obtain a visa from one of the Fijian diplomatic missions unless they come from one of the 106 visa exempt countries.

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Viti Levu

Viti Levu (pronounced) is the largest island in the Republic of Fiji, the site of the nation's capital, Suva, and home to a large majority of Fiji's population.

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Volcano

A volcano is a rupture on the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.

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Wales national rugby union team

The Wales national rugby union team (Tîm rygbi'r undeb cenedlaethol Cymru) represent Wales in international rugby union.

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Wallis and Futuna

Wallis and Futuna, officially the Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands (and; Wallis et Futuna or Territoire des îles Wallis et Futuna, Fakauvea and Fakafutuna: Uvea mo Futuna), is a French island collectivity in the South Pacific between Tuvalu to the northwest, Rotuma of Fiji to the west, the main part of Fiji to the southwest, Tonga to the southeast, Samoa to the east, the New Zealand territory of Tokelau to the northeast and to a more distant north the Phoenix Islands (Kiribati).

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Western Division, Fiji

The Western Division of Fiji is one of Fiji's four divisions.

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World Rugby Pacific Challenge

The World Rugby Pacific Challenge, formerly the IRB Pacific Rugby Cup, is an annual rugby union football tournament held in Oceania since 2006.

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World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup

The Pacific Nations Cup is an international rugby union competition held between six Pacific Rim nations: Fiji, Japan, Samoa, Tonga, Canada and the United States.

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Yasawa Islands

The Yasawa Group is an archipelago of about 20 volcanic islands in the Western Division of Fiji, with an approximate total area of 135 square kilometers.

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.fj

.fj is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Fiji.

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1987 Fijian coups d'état

The Fiji coups of 1987 resulted in the overthrow of the elected government of Fijian Prime Minister Timoci Bavadra, the deposition of Elizabeth II as Queen of Fiji, and in the declaration of a republic.

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1987 Rugby World Cup

The 1987 Rugby World Cup was the first Rugby Union World Cup.

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1997 Constitution of Fiji

The 1997 Constitution of Fiji was the supreme law of Fiji from its adoption in 1997 until 2009 when President Josefa Iloilo purported to abrogate it.

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2000 Fijian coup d'état

The Fiji coup of 2000 was a complicated affair involving a civilian putsch by hardline Fijian nationalists against the elected government of a non-native (ethnically Indian) Prime Minister, Mahendra Chaudhry, on 19 May 2000, the attempt by President Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara to assert executive authority on 27 May, and his own resignation, possibly forced, on 29 May.

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2006 Fijian coup d'état

The Fijian coup d'état of December 2006 occurred as a continuation of the pressure which had been building since the military unrest of the 2000 Fijian coup d'état and 2005–06 Fijian political crisis.

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2007 Rugby World Cup

The 2007 Rugby World Cup was the sixth Rugby World Cup, a quadrennial international rugby union competition inaugurated in 1987.

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2008 Rugby League World Cup

The 2008 Rugby League World Cup was the thirteenth staging of the Rugby League World Cup since its inauguration in 1954, and the first since the 2000 tournament.

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2009 Fijian constitutional crisis

The Fijian constitutional crisis of 2009 began on Friday, 10 April 2009.

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2014 Commonwealth Games

The 2014 Commonwealth Games (officially the XX Commonwealth Games) were held in Glasgow, Scotland, from 23 July to 3 August 2014.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiji

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