The Fiji Islands are comprised of more than 300 islands and more than 500 islets in the South Pacific, about 1100 miles northeast of New Zealand. The islands were generally formed by volcanic activity during an earlier geologic era. None of the volcanoes is currently active.
The combined population of the Fiji Islands is about 850 thousand.
The principal islands are Viti Levu and Vanua Levu. The capitol city of Fiji is Suva.