Fiji Dollar

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Fiji Dollar

The currency of Fiji. It was introduced in 1969, replacing the Fijian pound. The Fijian dollar is a floating currency. Interestingly, all dollars currently in circulation feature a portrait of Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom even though she is no longer Fiji's head of state.
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For example, in the year 2000, a nurse was paid around 1000 Fijian dollars a month, but a shop assistant only earned between 50 and 70 dollars weekly.
The small island is popular with honeymooners and even offers to hold wedding ceremonies for the price of 2,300 Fijian dollars (pounds 735) - which may be handy for Charles and his bride-to-be Camilla Parker Bowles if they run into anymore glitches with the planning of their nuptials.
Rates quoted are in Fijian Dollars, per room, per night.