Fijian language

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Na vosa vaka-Viti
Native to Fiji
Region Spoken as first language on Vanua Levu, the eastern half of Viti Levu, and on the lesser islands of Kadavu, Nayau, Lakeba, Oneata, Moce, Komo, Namuka-i-Lau, Kabara, Vulaga, Ogea and Vatoa; spoken as second language in the rest of Fiji
Native speakers
340,000 (1996 census)
320,000 second-language users (1991)
Official status
Official language in
Fiji Fiji
Language codes
ISO 639-1 fj
ISO 639-2 fij
ISO 639-3 fij
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The Fijian language is a Austronesian language. It is one of the official languages of Fiji. It has about 350 000 speakers.