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  1. Fiji's Times: A History of Fiji. Fiji Times. Kelly, John D. "From Holi to Diwali in Fiji: An essay on ritual and history." Man (1988): 40–55. online; Lal, Brij V. (1992). Broken Waves: A History of the Fiji Islands in the Twentieth Century. University of Hawaii Press. ISBN 978-0-8248-1418-2. Details of Fiji's History, Geography, Economy.

  2. Fiji History. Unlike its neighbour across the way, Fiji has only been inhabited for around 3500 years. First settled by the Melanesian people, a diverse range of food and agricultural practices were brought with them when they journeyed to the South Pacific archipelago. With them they introduced the pig and distinct Lapita pottery.

  3. Fiji : History. Fiji is an archipelago in the South Pacific, sitting to the north of New Zealand and the north-east of Australia. It is made up of about 300 islands, only about 100 of which are inhabited. The islands feature a central range of mountains, giving way to plateaus, lowlands and coastal plains.

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    Fiji - Fiji - History: When Fiji’s first settlers arrived from the islands of Melanesia at least 3,500 years ago, they carried with them a wide range of food plants, the pig, and a style of pottery known as Lapita ware. That pottery is generally associated with peoples who had well-developed skills in navigation and canoe building and were horticulturists. From Fiji the Lapita culture was ...

  5. History of Fiji. Fiji is steeped in history which stems back over 3000 years. The group of islands known as the Fiji Islands comprises of around 320 Islands and 522 islets. Approximately 105 of the islands are inhabited. It has a total land mass of 18,376 km2, and an ocean area of 710,000 km2, about the same size as Texas, or a little smaller ...

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  7. History of Vanualevu/ Northern Division. Vanua Levu formerly known as Sandalwood Island is the second largest island of Fiji. Located 64 kilometers to the north of the larger Viti Levu, the island has an area of 5,587.1 km² and a population of some 130,000. Geologists believe that Vanua Levu is an amalgamation of several islands that melded ...

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