kids encyclopedia robot

Vanua Levu facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Vanua Levu
Geography
Location Pacific Ocean
Archipelago Vanua Levu Group
Area 5,587.1 km2 (2,157.2 sq mi)
Length 180 km (112 mi)
Width 50 km (31 mi)
Highest elevation 1,111 m (3,645 ft)
Administration
Fiji
Demographics
Population 130,000
Pop. density 23.27 /km2 (60.27 /sq mi)

Vanua Levu (pronounced [βanua leβu]), formerly known as Sandalwood Island, is the second largest island of Fiji. It is 64 kilometres to the north of the larger island Viti Levu, the island has an area of 5,587.1 km² and a population of 130,000.

Images for kids

kids search engine
Vanua Levu Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.