Vanua Levu facts for kids
Map of Vanua Levu
|Archipelago||Vanua Levu Group|
|Area||5,587.1 km2 (2,157.2 sq mi)|
|Length||180 km (110 mi)|
|Width||50 km (31 mi)|
|Elevation||1,111 m (3,645 ft)|
|Highest point||Mount Batini|
|Largest city||Labasa (pop. 25,000)|
|Density||23.27/km2 (60.3/sq mi)|
|Ethnic groups||Mainly Native Fijians and Fiji Indians|
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.
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