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Nausori is located in Fiji
Location in Fiji
Coordinates: 18°1′28″S 178°32′43.54″E / 18.02444°S 178.5454278°E / -18.02444; 178.5454278Coordinates: 18°1′28″S 178°32′43.54″E / 18.02444°S 178.5454278°E / -18.02444; 178.5454278
IslandViti Levu
DivisionCentral Division

Nausori is a town in Fiji. It had a population of 47,604 at the 2007 census,[1] the most recent to date. This makes it the fourth most populous municipality in the country. Situated 19 kilometers out of Suva, it forms one pole of the burgeoning Suva-Nausori corridor. Nausori is the home to 3 provinces Rewa, Tailevu and Naitasiri.

View of Syria park and Rewa river from the old Rewa Bridge.
Under the New Rewa Bridge

A new 425m bridge across the Rewa River built by Fletcher Construction opened in 2006 links Nausori to the capital, Suva.[2]

Rewa Day at Syria Park, Nausori - 2016


There are two major business areas of Nausori - the Town of Nausori and Nakasi. A new Market along with Bus Terminal was recently opened in 2015, opening up for future developments within the town. The Airport is expect to get a major upgrade with new terminal and longer runway, expected to start in the first quarter of 2017.


The old Nausori town was situated about 5 km north heading towards Kasavu. The ruins of the old town, situated in Naduruloulou, is still there, albeit a tourist centre and a haven for tropical flora and fauna gardens. Colonial building, town halls, local courts, grand residences can be found here dating back pre 1900's.

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Nausori is the home of association football teams Rewa F.C. and Tailevu/Naitasiri F.C. and Rugby Union team Tailevu Knights. Multi-use sports stadium Vodafone Ratu Cakobau Park is in the town and hosts the three teams' matches. The stadium has a capacity of 8,000.[3]

Rewa Bridge, Nausori, Fiji
View of Rewa River and Nausori from the old Rewa Bridge


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