Suva


Suva

geographical name

Seaport, (pop., 2003 est.: urban area, 210,472), capital of Fiji. Founded in 1849, it was made a city in 1952; it is now one of the largest urban centres in the South Pacific Ocean. With its fine harbour, Suva is Fiji's chief port and commercial centre and the site of educational and cultural institutions.

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