Viti Levu (vē´tē lā´vōō) or Naviti Levu (nä–), volcanic island, 4,010 sq mi (10,386 sq km), S Pacific, largest and most important of the Fiji Islands. On Viti Levu are Suva, the capital and chief port of Fiji, and Lautoka, an important town and the center of the sugar industry. Tomaniivi, or Mt. Victoria (c.4,340 ft/1,320 m), the highest peak in Fiji, is on the island. Sugarcane, pineapples, rice, coconuts, and cotton are the major products; tourism, sugar milling, and gold mining are also important industries. Sugar and copra are the chief exports.
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