Suva

Overall Score

3.3

Suva – the capital of Fiji. It is located on the southeast side of the island of Viti Levu, on the coast, washed by the hills of Sóóvara Harbour and Laúcaúla. The Suva was built on balmy terraces that were drenched with polders. The capital city of Fiji enjoys a circular, hot, humid year.

The village of Souda originated in 1877 as an alternative to the ancient center of the Brittany Colony on the islands, and has been the political core of the Fiji Islands ever since. Today it is a multicultural city, one of the most urbanized areas in Oceania (not counting Australia and New Zealand).

Tourism is an important part of Sóvas life. There are about 80 park areas in the city, with the Sóva garden garden of Sórstón. The local architecture is not particularly grandiose, but it is very colorful and peculiar. The Presidential Palace, the National Library, and the Museum of Ethnography are the main features of Sóva. Victoria Parade Street, which crosses several quarters in the central part of Sousa, is a popular destination for walks. There are movie theaters, various shops and restaurants.

100 USD = 209.25 FJD

Overall Score

3.3
  • Tap water: No, not drinkable
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 74,000 people
  • GDP: $5,197 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 5 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Vodafone
  • Tipping: In Fiji, tipping is not customary, nor required. Fiji is a communal society, and as such, everything is shared. In lieu of tipping individuals at resorts, each resort will have a “Staff Christmas Fund” box available so their guests can contribute to the staff as a whole.
  • Apartment listings: 4321 Property
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best hospital: Suva Private Hospital
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Fiji Airways
  • Best intl air carrier: Fiji Airways
  • Monthly costs for expat: $1200
  • Monthly costs for family: $2800
  • Monthly costs for local: $800
  • Meal: $3.5
  • Small Cola: $0.6
  • Beer 1 Pint: $1.7
  • Coffee: $1.1


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