Bua Province

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Bua, Fiji Islands (June 1851, VIII, p.60)[1]

Bua is one of fourteen provinces of Fiji. Located in the west of the northern island of Vanua Levu, it is one of three northern provinces, and has a land area of 1,379 square kilometers. Its population at the 2017 census was 15,466, making it the fifth least-populous Province[2].

Bua is governed by a Provincial Council, chaired by Ratu Filimone Ralogaivau.

Bua also is one of the port of entries into Vanua Levu. This port is located in Nabouwalu that is equipped with a jetty where ships berth. Fiji government is soon planning to declare Nabouwalu a township.[1]

Coordinates: 16°46′34″S 178°36′04″E / 16.77611°S 178.60111°E / -16.77611; 178.60111

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bua, Feejee". Wesleyan Juvenile Offering. London: Wesleyan Mission-House. VIII: 60. June 1851. Retrieved 30 November 2015.
  2. ^ Fiji Bureau of Statistics (5 January 2018). "2017 Population and Housing Census - Release 1". Census 2017. Retrieved 8 April 2018.