Suva

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Suva
Caipital Ceety o Fiji
Suva Skyline
Suva within Fiji
Kintra FijiFiji
Island Viti Levu
Diveesion Central Diveesion
Area
 • City 790.5 sq mi (2,048 km2)
Population (2009)
 • City 88,271
 • Urban 175,399
Time zone 1200 GMT (UTC+12)

Suva is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Fiji. It is locatit on the sootheast coast o the island o Viti Levu, in the Central Diveesion, Rewa Province. In 1877, it wis decidit tae mak Suva the caipital o Fiji when the geography o umwhile main European settlement at Levuka on the island o Ovalau pruivit too restrictive. The admeenistration of the colony wis muivit frae Levuka tae Suva in 1882.

Suva is Fiji's poleetical an admeenistrative caipital. It is the lairgest an the maist sophisticatit ceety in the Sooth Paceefic (excludin New Zealand) an haes become an important regional centre; students frae the Paceefic region an a growin expatriate commonty mak up a significant portion o the ceety's population.

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  1. "About Beihai - Sister cities". Beihai Government. Retrieved 2008-11-25. [deid airtin]

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Coordinates: 18°08′30″S 178°26′31″E / 18.1416°S 178.4419°E / -18.1416; 178.4419