Guide to Fiji ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.
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Country Information[edit | edit source]
Fiji is an island country in the Pacific Ocean whose nearest neighbors are Vanuatu, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Tonga, American Samoa, Samoa, Wallis and Futuna, and Tuvalu. It was formerly a colony of Great Britain. The official languages are English, Fijian, and Hindi.
Getting Started[edit | edit source]
Getting Started with Fiji Research
Links to articles on getting started with Fiji research.
Fiji Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Fiji research.
Fiji Map[edit | edit source]
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Fiji.
Divisions[edit | edit source]
Genealogy records are kept on the local level in Fiji. Fiji is divided into Four Major Divisions which are further divided into 14 provinces. They are:
- Central Division has 5 provinces: Naitasiri, Namosi, Rewa, Serua, and Tailevu.
- Eastern Division has 3 provinces: Kadavu, Lau, and Lomaiviti.
- Northern Division has 3 provinces: Bua, Cakaudrove, and Macuata.
- Western Division has 3 provinces: Ba, Nadroga-Navosa, and Ra.
FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records
- Family History Center locator map
References[edit | edit source]
- Wikipedia contributors, "Fiji," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiji, accessed 2 May 2016.