Macuata is one of Fiji's fourteen Provinces, and one of three based principally on the northern island of Vanua Levu, occupying the north-eastern 40 percent of the island. It has a land area of 2004 square kilometers.
The Province has 114 villages spread over 12 districts. Its population of 72,441 at the 2007 census (the last to date) was the fourth largest of any Fijian Province. More than a quarter of Macuata's population (24,187 in 1996) lives in the town of Labasa.