Cicia

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For the moth genus, see Cicia (moth).
Cicia
Island
Cicia is located in Fiji
Cicia
Cicia
Location in Fiji
Coordinates: 17°45′S 179°18′W / 17.750°S 179.300°W / -17.750; -179.300Coordinates: 17°45′S 179°18′W / 17.750°S 179.300°W / -17.750; -179.300
Country Fiji
Island group Northern Lau Islands
Area
 • Total 34 km2 (13 sq mi)
NASA Geocover 2000 image

Cicia (pronounced [ðiˈði.a]) is a Fijian island of the Lau Group. One of the Northern Lau Islands, Cicia is volcanic and is composed of raised coral. Its area is 34 km².

Cicia is inhabited and has an airport, Cicia Airport. The Australian magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen) was introduced to Cicia in order to control coconut pests and is now endemic to the island.

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