Surface:The island of Fiji has a total land area of 18,270 km sq.
Population: Fiji’s population is approximately 918,700 (July 2007), comprising 54.8%25 Fijians, 37.4%25 Indians and 7.9%25 others.
System of government: Fiji has a republic government.
Capital: Suva is the capital of Fiji and has a population of approximately 77,400 (1996).
Religion: Christianity being the dominant religion, Hinduism and Islam are also followed.
Official Language: English and Fijian are the official languages of the country.
Government: Fiji has a republic government.
Climate: he island of Fiji experiences a tropical marine climate.
Units of measure and electricity: Fiji uses the metric system while the electricity unit is 240 V, 50 Hz.
Time Zone: Fiji’s standard time is GMT + 12.
Currency: Fijian Dollar (1 € = 2.13 FJD)
Travel documents required: All visitors require a valid passport and visa, except Americans, UK nationals, Canadians, South Africans, New Zealanders and the Irish.
Lautoka city is a great place to live in and start a family in. It has good schools to educate the minds of the children, whether it be primary education or secondary education and also, there are tertiary institutions in which a child can further his or her studies in.The City is surrounded by Police Posts and the force is always working hard to keep the city free from crime. However, there are on-going transports to different destinations whether it be bus, taxi and mini-van. There are different places in town of individuals choice in which one wish to buy groceries from. Last but not the least, the City are filled with multi-cultural people who share with each other the pride of their own unique ways.
Lautoka City needs a good standard of transportation (buses) around the city till 11pm daily. Create more entertainment centers that open till the same time. Upgrade shirley park so entertaiment by groups such as schools and any intersted parties can participate with church deniminations having their own service and entertainment for everyone living and visiting Lautoka City. Build more Motels and bars for patrons as far as Rakiraki and Sigatoka for weekends and special occasions.