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Map of Fiji showing the islands of Lomaiviti and several other islands
LocationSouthwest Pacific
Coordinates17°42′32″S 179°05′28″E / 17.709°S 179.091°E / -17.709; 179.091
Major islands
  • Gau
  • Ovalau
  • Koro
  • Nairai
  • Moturiki
  • Wakaya
  • Makogai
Area411 km2 (159 sq mi)
ProvinceLomaiviti Province
Capital citySuva
Population15,657 (2017)

The Lomaiviti (pronounced [lomaiˈβitʃi]) archipelago of Fiji consists of seven main islands and a number of smaller ones. They cover a total area of 411 square kilometres (159 sq mi), and had a population of 15,657 at the most recent census in 2017.[1] The largest town, with a population of 1,131 in 2007, is Levuka, which was Fiji's first modern town and served as the capital from 1871 to 1877.

  1. ^ 2017 Fiji population and housing census : administration report and general tables. Fiji. Bureau of Statistics. Suva, Fiji. September 2018. ISBN 9789825100553. OCLC 1083608541.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link) CS1 maint: others (link)

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