Fiji is the name of a group of islands in Oceania region and a state located on them. The total amount of Fiji islands, including small uninhabited islets, is more than 300. The islands have volcanic origin, and some volcanic activity still lingers there. When the archipelago came under British protectorate, the natives of the islands were forbidden to be hired for works or to be pushed to change their culture and traditional living. Laborers were taken then to Fiji from India; now the mixed Indo-Fijian descendants combine approach 40% of the total population. Hindi is the third of the official languages after English and local Fijian tongue. The island state has its own legal tender bank notes and coins of Fiji called dollars. The commemorative Fiji coins are popular souvenirs from the islands.
The native population of Fiji was known to European sailors as rampant cannibals, so during the long time from its discovery no one of the explorers tried to land on the island. Because of this the archipelago of Fiji remained unknown for wide outside world for quite a long time. Nowadays Fiji is one of the most prosperous independent countries in Pacific region, despite the fact the republic is politically unstable from gaining its independency in 1970. Tourism is among the main sources of income for Fiji inhabitants. Tropical marine climate of the islands attracts people to spend their vacations on Fiji, so the resort industry is finely developed there. Almost half of the tourists come to Fiji from Australia. The other large sector of income for Fijians is raw materials for sugar producing and other foods export.
There are also mines on the islands, including gold mines. Precious metals are used to produce special Fiji coins intended for collecting. The commemorative and gift coins of Fiji is a way to enlarge country’s income as well. Collectable special Fiji coins have various thematic series, dedicating to the cultural, scientific and spiritual heritage of humankind. Anyone can find the right item for his collection among the multifarious beautiful Fiji coins, presented at Coinsberg.com. All the purchased online commemorative coins of Fiji are shipped for free.
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