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FIJI is a part of Melanesia and comprises more than 800 islands, only about 100 of which are inhabited. It is one of the largest nations in the western Pacific and situated around the 180° International Date Line and about 17° south of the Equator. The two main islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu are extinct volcanoes, and most of the islands in the group fringed with coral reefs.
Fiji has high rainfall, high temperatures, and plenty of sunshine all year round. The southeast of the islands have tropical rainforests, but a lot of timber felled and soil erosion is a growing problem. The main cash crop is sugar cane, although copra, ginger, and fish also exported.
With tourists attracted in ever-growing numbers to Fiji’s coral reefs and unspoiled beaches, tourism is now a major industry and source of revenue, although it was adversely affected by political coups in the late 1980s and ongoing unrest.
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