Yasawa

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Yasawa
Island
Skyline of Yasawa
Yasawa is located in Fiji
Yasawa
Yasawa
Location in Fiji
Coordinates: 16°46′33″S 177°30′50″E / 16.77583°S 177.51389°E / -16.77583; 177.51389Coordinates: 16°46′33″S 177°30′50″E / 16.77583°S 177.51389°E / -16.77583; 177.51389
CountryFiji
DivisionWestern Division
ProvinceBa Province
Island groupYasawa Group
Area
 • Total32 km2 (12 sq mi)
Elevation
244 m (801 ft)
Population
 (1983)
 • Total1,120
 • Density35/km2 (91/sq mi)

Yasawa, also called Assawa and Ysava, is the main island of the Yasawa Group, an archipelago in Fiji's Western Division. Located at 17.00° South and 177.23° East, it covers an area of 32 square kilometres (12 square miles). It has a maximum altitude of 244 metres (801 feet) above sea level. The population was 1,120 in 1983.

The islands are served by the Yasawa Island Airport (IATA: YAS, ICAO: NFSW).

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