is a district situation on the North Western part of the island of Viti Levu
. The name Ba is also used for a province
, a tikina
(A native Fijian administrative region comprising several villages), a town and a river
. Ba district comprises the areas surrounding Ba Town
and includes the Fijian administrative tikinas of Ba and Magodro. Ba district is in the Western Division
. Ba is a sugar cane growing district and sugar cane farming and employment in the Ba Sugar Mill are the main areas of employment. Some 80 percent of the residents of Ba District are of Indian
origin. The Ba District soccer
team is the most successful soccer team in Fiji.
Some prominent people who originated from Ba are Parmanand Singh, Sidiq Koya, R.D. Patel, Vijay R. Singh, James Shankar Singh, Davendra Singh, Anirudh Singh, Anand Singh and Mahendra Chaudhry.
Ba has produced some prominent doctors ie Dr Balwant Singh Rakka,Dr Santokh Singh ,Dr Mahendra Singh ,Dr Satish Awadh,Dr Rajendra Bali.Dr Goyal .
Village of Votua - has fare share of three of the above ie Dr Balwant,Dr Santokh&Dr Mahendra.