Nukulau Island is a small islet belonging to . It is close to , Fiji's capital, which lies about ten kilometers to the west. It is an island rich in history, which has played a pivotal role in Fiji's demographic and political development over the past 160 years.

Localities in the Area

is the capital of with a population of 94,000 in the city proper and 185,000 in the metropolitan area. Photo: Tucoxn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an urban area on the island in . is situated 9 km northwest of Nukulau. Photo: Jaejay77, CC BY-SA 4.0.


-18.1738° or 18° 10' 25.5" south
178.5159° or 178° 30' 57.1" east
Open Location Code
8 metres (26 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 22573130
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Cebuano: Nukulau Island
  • Chinese: 努库劳岛
  • Chinese: 努庫勞島
  • Czech: Nukulau
  • Dutch: Nukulau
  • Fijian: Nukulau
  • Fijian Hindustani: Nukulau
  • German: Nukulau
  • Russian: Нукулау
  • Swedish: Nukulau
  • Swedish: Nukulau Island

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