Koro Island

Koro is a volcanic island in the center of the island nation Fiji. Administratively, the island belongs to the province Lomaiviti in the Eastern Division. She is one of the Fiji Islands, which was discovered by William Bligh in May in 1789 of the Mutiny on the Bounty while driving in the cash desk.


Koro is located 100 km east of Viti Levu, the largest island of Fiji, and 50 km south of Vanua Levu. It is named after the Korosee, in their north-western area it is, and, together with other island in the region, the group of Lomaiviti Islands. Koro is about 16 km long, up to 9 km wide and has an area of ​​about 109 km ². The island consists of numerous basaltic cinder cones and reaches a height of 522 meters above the sea. Koro is, with the exception of the Southwest, a coral reef. On the island is home to around 4,500 residents; largest villages on the island are Nakodu the southeast, Nasau the east and Nacamaki in the Northeast. Just north of Nakodu located with the Koro Airport ( IATA code: KXF, ICAO code: NFNO ) is the only airport on the island.