Viti Levu

Viti Levu WestViti Levu, Fiji
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.wikipedia
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Suva

Suva, FijiTamavuacapital city
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.
It is located on the southeast coast of the island of Viti Levu, in the Rewa Province, Central Division.

Fiji

Fiji IslandsRepublic of FijiFijian
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.
The two major islands, Viti Levu and Vanua Levu, account for 87% of the total population of.

Sigatoka

Sigatoka, FijiSigatoka Town
Geographically, this group is found south of Nadi, including the peaks of Koromba (3528’) and Natambumgguto (1242’), down to Sigatoka. Other important towns, all around the coast, include Ba, Lautoka, Nadi, Nausori, Rakiraki, and Sigatoka.
It is found on the island of Viti Levu and is situated at the mouth of the Sigatoka River, after which it is named, some 61 kilometres from Nadi.

Mount Tomanivi

TomaniviMount VictoriaTomanivi, Mount
Geographically it includes the peaks of Koroyanitu (3921’), Malua (3294’), Monavatu (3708’), Mount Tomanivi (4341’), and Ndelamendamu (2540’), and extends along the eastern coast almost to Nausori.
Mount Tomanivi, previously named Mount Victoria and also known as Toamiivi, is an extinct volcano located in the northern highlands of Viti Levu.

Navua River

NavuaUpper Navua Conservation Area
Mio-Pliocene sandstones and marl, grading into epiclastics and andesitic volcanics of the Suva Group are found mainly in the river valleys such as those formed by the Nadi River and Navua River.
The Navua River is located in the island of Viti Levu in Fiji and has its source on the south east slope of Mount Gordon and flows for 65 kilometers to the south coast.

Nadi River

Mio-Pliocene sandstones and marl, grading into epiclastics and andesitic volcanics of the Suva Group are found mainly in the river valleys such as those formed by the Nadi River and Navua River.
Nandi River is a river of Viti Levu, Fiji.

1953 Suva earthquake

1953 Suva earthquake and tsunami1953-09-14Earthquakes
Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions account for the somewhat rugged terrain of the island, which is divided into roughly equal halves by a north-south mountain range.
The 1953 Suva earthquake occurred on 14 September at 00:26 UTC near Suva, Fiji, just off the southeast shore of Viti Levu.

Vatukoula

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

Giant Fijian long-horned beetle

Xixuthrus heros
The island is the only known home of one of the world's largest insects, the Giant Fijian long-horned beetle.
The giant Fijian long-horned beetle (Xixuthrus heros) is native to the island of Viti Levu in Fiji, and is one of the largest living insect species, with specimens around 15 cm long, excluding legs, antennae, or jaws.

Lautoka

Lautoka, FijiLautoka City
Other important towns, all around the coast, include Ba, Lautoka, Nadi, Nausori, Rakiraki, and Sigatoka.
It is in the west of the island of Viti Levu, 24 kilometres north of Nadi and port of entry in Fiji, after Suva.

Rakiraki District

RakirakiRakiraki District, Fiji
Fiji's biggest cattle ranch is at Yaqara, with 7000 head of cattle on its 70 km², located halfway between Tavua and Rakiraki.
It is located about halfway between Suva and Nadi when travelling along the Kings Road, on the northern coast of Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island.

Nadi

Nadi, FijiNandichannels
Geographically, this group is found south of Nadi, including the peaks of Koromba (3528’) and Natambumgguto (1242’), down to Sigatoka. Other important towns, all around the coast, include Ba, Lautoka, Nadi, Nausori, Rakiraki, and Sigatoka.
It is located on the western side of the main island of Viti Levu, and had a population of 42,284 at the most recent census, in 2007.

Ba Province

Badistrict of Baa province
The Provinces of Ba, Nadroga-Navosa, and Ra comprise the Western Division, while Naitasiri, Namosi, Rewa, Serua, and Tailevu form the Central Division.
Ba is a province of Fiji, occupying the north-western sector of Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island.

Ra Province

Ra
The Provinces of Ba, Nadroga-Navosa, and Ra comprise the Western Division, while Naitasiri, Namosi, Rewa, Serua, and Tailevu form the Central Division.
Occupying the northern area of Viti Levu, the largest island, it is one of eight Viti Levu-based Provinces.

Nadroga-Navosa Province

NadrogaNadroga-NavosaNadroga Province
The Provinces of Ba, Nadroga-Navosa, and Ra comprise the Western Division, while Naitasiri, Namosi, Rewa, Serua, and Tailevu form the Central Division.
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.

Naitasiri Province

Naitasiri
The Provinces of Ba, Nadroga-Navosa, and Ra comprise the Western Division, while Naitasiri, Namosi, Rewa, Serua, and Tailevu form the Central Division.
Naitasiri is one of the 14 provinces of Fiji and one of eight located on Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island.

Ba (town)

BaBa TownBa Town Council
Other important towns, all around the coast, include Ba, Lautoka, Nadi, Nausori, Rakiraki, and Sigatoka.
Ba is a town in Fiji, 37 kilometres from Lautoka and 62 kilometres from Nadi, inland from the coast of Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island.

Tailevu Province

TailevuTailevu Provincial
The Provinces of Ba, Nadroga-Navosa, and Ra comprise the Western Division, while Naitasiri, Namosi, Rewa, Serua, and Tailevu form the Central Division.
One of eight provinces based in Viti Levu, Fiji's largest island, its 755 square kilometers occupy the south-eastern fringe of the island, along with some central areas.

Nausori

Other important towns, all around the coast, include Ba, Lautoka, Nadi, Nausori, Rakiraki, and Sigatoka. From Sigatoka, the Group extends almost all the way to Lodoni, and includes the peaks of Tuvutau (3060’) and Tikituru (3071’), while along the southern coast it extends almost to Nausori.

Vanua Levu

Sandalwood IslandVana LevuVanua Levu Island
Viti Levu is believed to have been inhabited longer than the northern island of Vanua Levu.
Located 64 km to the north of the larger Viti Levu, the island has an area of 5587.1 km² and a population of 135,961.

Western Division, Fiji

Western DivisionWesternwestern districts
The Provinces of Ba, Nadroga-Navosa, and Ra comprise the Western Division, while Naitasiri, Namosi, Rewa, Serua, and Tailevu form the Central Division.
It consists of three provinces in western/northern Viti Levu, namely Ba, Nadroga-Navosa and Ra.

Namosi Province

Namosi
The Provinces of Ba, Nadroga-Navosa, and Ra comprise the Western Division, while Naitasiri, Namosi, Rewa, Serua, and Tailevu form the Central Division.
Namosi is one of Fiji's fourteen provinces and one of eight based in Viti Levu, the largest island.

Serua Province

Serua
The Provinces of Ba, Nadroga-Navosa, and Ra comprise the Western Division, while Naitasiri, Namosi, Rewa, Serua, and Tailevu form the Central Division.
Its 830 square kilometers occupy the southernmost areas of Viti Levu, being one of 8 provinces based on Fiji's largest island.

Vuda Point

According to oral traditions, the first Melanesian settlers landed at Vuda Point and established Viseisei, believed to be Fiji's oldest settlement, although archaeologists refute this claim.
Vuda Point is a headland on the west coast of Viti Levu island, in Ba Province of Fiji.

Viseisei

According to oral traditions, the first Melanesian settlers landed at Vuda Point and established Viseisei, believed to be Fiji's oldest settlement, although archaeologists refute this claim.
Viseisei is a village at Vuda Point on the west coast of Viti Levu island, in Ba Province of Fiji.